The map above shows the range of global temperatures at different latitudes in 11 year windows starting in 1948-1958 ending in 2008-2018.
Anything to the left of the black line is cooler than the 1961-1990 average at that latitude and anything to the right is warmer.
The data source is the UK Met Office’s HADCRUT4 data set.
For more on climate change and global warming have a look at the following books:
- Climate Change in Human History: Prehistory to the Present
- A Global Warming Primer: Answering Your Questions About The Science, The Consequences, and The Solutions
- Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming
- The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
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