Monitoring the Global Climate - Monthly Temperature Anomalies, September 2009

The globe continues to exhibit well above normal temperatures despite the recent cool weather in our part of the world.  Don't be mislead by our below normal temperatures, its called "Global Warming", not "Nebraska Warming", and we were just fortunate to be in one of the very small areas that has had below normal temperatures.  Here's hoping for an above normal Winter

A summary is located below the global map.

LINK to other months

LINK to Animation of Global Anomaly Maps

The combined global land and ocean surface temperatures for September 2009 ranked as the second warmest September on record since records began in 1880.  Similar to the combined global land and ocean temperatures, the worldwide land surface temperature was the second warmest September on record.  The warmest anomalies occurred in Canada, the northern and western contiguous U.S., western Russia, and parts of Australia.  The only below normal location in North America was centered over Nebraska and the Southern Plains.