Things weren't so unusual in New Zealand, with Niwa reporting earlier that the nationwide average temperature for the month - as measured through its seven station series - was 17.2 degrees Celsius. The extent of Arctic sea ice was 5.3% below the average from 1981-2010, and Antarctic sea ice was 9.8% below the average. Temperatures were well above average in the second half of the month.
January 2020 marked the 44th consecutive January and the 421st consecutive month with temperatures, at least nominally, above the 20th-century average.
The four warmest Januaries documented in the climate record have occurred since 2016; the 10 warmest have all occurred since 2002.
Providing a detailed account of the changing temperatures, NOAA said: "The Northern Hemisphere also had its warmest January on record, at 2.70 degrees F (1.50 degrees C) above average". The Southern Hemisphere had a departure of 1.40 degrees F (0.78 of a degree C) above average - its second-warmest January on record after January 2016.
World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the announcement speaking to journalists in Geneva . The announcement came during the World Health Organization daily media briefing on the current COVID-19 epidemic.
A new film is being made, exploring the possibility that Tupac faked his own death and is living in New Mexico . Boss revealed that he wants he Tupac fans to see the film and decide whether they believe the conspiracy or not.
He is subsequently coming down 2lb and carries the identical weight as Suny Bay did when he was second in the 1998 Grand National. No other horse has carried that rating since then, many clouds won 11st 9lb, but it did not have such a high rating.
He spent 2005-08 with the Browns - the first three as defensive backs coach and the fourth as defensive coordinator. Tucker, 48, has one season of college football head coaching experience, a 5-7 campaign at Colorado last season.
The Phoenix Suns guard will play in the NBA's annual showcase this Sunday in Chicago, the league announced Thursday. Devin Booker has been named by Adam Silver as an injury replacement to the 2020 All-Star Game for Damian Lillard .
Yeah, he straight up accused her of marrying him just so he would pay her bills. 'I paid... [her] bills since she was broke. Despite the ugly relationship they have now, Jon still wants Pamela to be part of the movie he is currently working on.
Les ministres européens de la Santé se sont donné rendez-vous jeudi à Bruxelles pour se pencher sur le sujet. Ces augmentations spectaculaires s'expliquent notamment par le changement de définition d'un cas de Covid-19.
James and Antetokounmpo each chose their squads from available starters and reserves voted and selected to the All-Star contest. Team LeBron , which will wear No.2 to honor Gianna Bryant , will face Team Giannis , which will No.24 to honor Kobe Bryant .
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 19.5 points and 6.1 rebounds while Dennis Schroder is averaging 19.2 points and 4.1 assists. The New Orleans Pelicans are averaging 115.7 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 117.2 points on 46.5 percent shooting.
Redshirt sophomore Ejike Obinna tied a season high with 12 points and freshman Jordan Wright tied a career high with 11 points. Quickley followed with 18, including back-to-back 3-pointers with under four minutes remaining to help lock down the victory.
Former IPCC chairman R K Pachauri passes away at 79
He was the chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change when it shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore in 2007. An FIR was registered against Pachauri on February 13, 2015 and he was granted anticipatory bail in the case on March 21, 2015.
Chris Brown Debuts Face Tattoo of an Air Jordan Sneaker!
The new tattoo is right underneath another one of Chris' face tattoos, which is the logo for his Black Pyramid clothing brand. Chris Brown has many tattoos - from his mother Joyce's name to his daughter Royalty's face, Breezy's body is covered in ink.
Billie Eilish drops James Bond theme song No Time to Die
No Time to Die director Cary Joji Fukunaga agreed with an emphatically supportive quote included in the official announcement. His peace is short-lived when his old friend Felix Leiter from the Central Intelligence Agency turns up asking for help.