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The initial map shows average temperatures over the past 20 years; use the drop-down menu to see maps for earlier periods.
More: Read our climate change topic guide and learn about the data and graphic.
Difference from 1951-1980 average (°C)
Source: NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies Surface Temperature Analysis