10 year global temperature compared to 1961-1990 average for locations around the world

Mean annual temperature around the world, °С

The animation below shows the evolving distribution of 12-month average temperature anomalies across the surface the Earth from 1850 to present. Anomalies are measured with respect to 1951 to 1980 averages. The red vertical line shows the global mean, and matches the red trace in the upper-left corner. The data is from Berkeley Earth and the animation was prepared with Matlab.

Changing distribution of annual average temperature anomalies due to global warming

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