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2023 is the hottest year on record, with global temperatures close to the 1.5°C limit

A year featuring extreme events across the globe is now officially Earth's hottest year on record, according to Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) analysis. The C3S Global Climate Highlight report for 2023 shows that 2023 was 1.48°C warmer than the 1850-1900 pre-industrial reference level with close to half of the days in 2023 exceeding the 1.5°C warming limit, and also surpassing the previous highest annual value, reached in 2016.

Read more on the C3S website.

Date: 12 Jan 2024