Oct 18, 2017

September 2017: Earth's 4th Warmest September on Record

by
Jeff Masters
,
Weather Underground
The deadliest weather-related disaster of September was Hurricane Irma, which killed 80 people in the Southeast U.S., and 44 people in the Caribbean and Bahamas.  Image: UW-Madison/CIMSS
The deadliest weather-related disaster of September was Hurricane Irma, which killed 80 people in the Southeast U.S., and 44 people in the Caribbean and Bahamas. Image: UW-Madison/CIMSS

September 2017 was the planet's fourth warmest September since record keeping began in 1880, said NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) and NASA this week. The only warmer Septembers came during 2015, 2016, and 2014.