Temperature Variation From Average:
Lower Troposphere:
Global:
July 2012: +0.28 C

Northern Hemisphere: +0.45 C
Southern Hemisphere: +0.11 C

Peak recorded anomaly:
February, 1998: +0.66 C
Current relative to peak recorded: -0.38 C

DECADAL TREND:
Global: +0.14 C
Northern Hemisphere: +0.19 C
Southern Hemisphere: +0.08 C

Last update: August 11, 2012