Earth just experienced the hottest August on record.

21.09.15 By
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The latest data is in from the National Centers for Environmental Information, and it’s not good. Earth just experienced its hottest ever August since records began. You can see all the detail here, but we’ve pulled out some key highlights for you below.

The key facts:

With these latest figures, 2015 remains on track to be the hottest year on record.