Global Temperature Change: Decade Averages

Global Temperature Change: Decade Averages

The last five decades have seen a progressive rise in Earth’s average surface temperature. Bars show the difference between each decade’s average temperature and the overall average for 1901 to 2000. The far right bar includes data for 2001-2012. (Figure source: NOAA NCDC).

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Physical Climate, Observations