United NationsThe World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said today that July was one of the three warmest Julys on record, with global temperatures nearly half a degree above average.
“The world has experienced one of the three warmest Julys on record,” WMO spokeswoman Claire Nullis told reporters in Geneva.
she saidThe European UnionAccording to the latest data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service, a climate watchdog, July 2022 was slightly cooler than the same month in 2019 and slightly warmer than the same month in 2016.
“The difference between the three months is so close, that’s why we say they are one of the three warmest months,” Nullis explained.
The World Meteorological Organization said the global temperature in July was 0.4 degrees Celsius above the 1991-2020 average.
Global temperatures are rising despite La Nia “some cooling effects”. The anti-El Nio event has affected the global climate almost uninterruptedly since September 2020.
The World Meteorological Organization says it is worth noting the scorching heat in Europea heat waveAnd drought, rain in some countries even broke record levels.
July 2022 was the hottest month on record for Spain, Nullis said.