June 2022 was the third month of June globally, according to data from the European climate change service Copernicus, released on Thursday (July 7). June 2019 and 2021 are the first and second hottest months globally.
in statementClimate monitoring program by satellites, ships, planes and weather stations around the world, explains several “Highlights” in June 2022. The global average temperature for June was about 0.31°C higher than the average recorded between 1991 and 2020.
In Europe, this was the second hottest month of June on record, with the temperature hovering around 1.6°C above average. June 2019 is the warmest June ever recorded on the Old Continent. “Many temperature records have been broken in France and Spain – Biarritz and San Sebastian are prime examples”Copernicus writes. “This heat also spread to the whole of North Africa, where Tunisia equals the monthly temperature record. In addition, in Banak, northern Norway, a daily maximum temperature of 32.5 degrees Celsius was recorded.”
Copernicus in particular mentions the maximum temperatures recorded from Spain to Italy. “Southwest Europe, which experienced its first heat wave in the second half of May, saw another period of exceptional temperatures four weeks later, which peaked on June 17.”The statement said. In addition to this region, countries such as France, Japan and the United States also experienced strong heat waves.
“Having reliable data available to the public is especially important so that everyone can monitor these trends and better prepare for what’s to come.”Carlo Bontempo, Director of the Climate Change Service at Copernicus
In a press release
Conversely, in Greenland and most of South America, the study highlighted the coldest temperatures in June. “Heatwaves similar to those seen this year are expected to become more frequent and intense in the coming years, both in Europe and elsewhere.”the director of the Copernicus Climate Change Service, Carlo Bontempo, estimates in light of these data.
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