Climate data shows high global temperatures

July 16, 2008 6:58:57 PM PDT
There is new evidence that the earth is warming up.

According to the latest climate data, last month was the eighth warmest June on record.

The average temprature was 60.8 degrees, nine-tenths of a degree higher than average.

For the period of January through June, the temperature was 57.1 degrees, eight-tenths of a degree above average for the 20th century. That makes it the ninth warmest first half of the year since record keeping began in 1880.