Hottest June on record globally

  • Global ocean saw higher sea surface temperatures than any previous June on record
  • Exceptionally warm sea surface temperature anomalies were recorded in the north Atlantic, caused by a combination of short-term anomalous circulation in the atmosphere and longer-term changes in the ocean
  • Extreme marine heatwaves were observed around Ireland, the U.K. and in the Baltic Sea
  • The El Niño continued to strengthen over the tropical eastern Pacific

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