Apr 2018: NH SST +.569C rel 1980s #4/169: Hadley
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2018-05-09 17:00:02 UTC
Hadley has released the N Hem SST data for Apr 2018.

The month came in at around +.57C compared with 1980s avgs ranking it
4th warmest for the hemisphere since 1850.

The top 10 warmest N Hem SST's are now:

2017/04 0.676
2016/04 0.650
2015/04 0.607
2018/04 0.569 <--- new #4
1878/04 0.559
2014/04 0.488
2010/04 0.484
2004/04 0.475
2005/04 0.441
1998/04 0.430

The data continue to show an acceleration of warming rates since the 1930s:

From Rate (90% CI)
Deg C/cent
1850 .4067 +- .1021
1900 .7356 +- .1002
1930 .6461 +- .1750
1960 1.165 +- .353
1990 1.611 +- .618

Data for the S Hem is apparently still being processed and the global
SST for Apr will be released next week.

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