Temperature Anomalies and Weather Conditions in Russia and in the Northern Hemisphere in 2012


Northern Hemisphere

2012 went down in history of the Northern hemisphere as one of the warmest years. In accordance with the observations results since 1891 through 2012 its average annual air temperature calculated to within 0,1º, holds 5-7 place (together with 1998 and 2003) is among the warmest years since 1880. It’s warmer than 2011 having 9-10 rank, but is notably colder than 2010, the average annual temperature of which is an absolute maximum.