Earth Just Had The Hottest September Ever Recorded
Earth just saw its hottest September ever recorded, reports HuffPost.com.
It was marked by extreme weather, spotty rainfall and shrinking polar ice caps.
As a whole, the month was about 1.02 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than the global averages from 1981-2010.
It was also 0.04 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than September 2016 which is alarming.
Furthermore, Arctic sea ice cover was about 36% lower than the 1981-2010 average.
Antarctic sea ice was about 0.9% lower than the average for that same period.