The heat goes on: NASA pegs last month in a tie for third warmest June in 138 years of modern record keeping

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Although NOAA’s just-released analysis differs somewhat, both show that June 2018 continued the long-term global warming trend

Last month tied with June 1998 as the third warmest such month since 1880.

Only June 2015 and 2016 were warmer, according to the monthly analysis released this week by NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

Today, the National Oceanic and Administration issued its own, independent analysis, with somewhat different results: June 2018 was the fifth warmest,

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