The Earth is Warming Up

2020 was the hottest year ever in the northern hemisphere.

This week’s Makeover Monday challenge was to look at earth temperature data from the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

I saw many entries which looked at the annual temperature change relative to the 1951-1980 baseline for the entire planet, and I thought about doing something similar myself.

But, after exploring the data for a while I found something quite interesting when I split up the months into summer (Jun, Jul, Aug) and winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) in the northern hemisphere. Winters have been warming more than summers in recent decades.

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