The U.S. NOAA 2016 weather report shows highest sea level and ice in the Arctic and Antarctica at its lowest.
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has published its global weather report for 2016. Last year’s weather was extreme and record-breaking.
A number of records were set in 2016. The sea marked its highest level while the sea ice in the Arctic and Antarctica hit its lowest. The global sea level rose by 3.4 millimeters for the sixth straight year. The shrank by an average of about 1 metre.
2016 was the hottest year on record for the third consecutive year. A separate research published in the Geophysical Research Letters has shown three hot years in a row cannot be a natural coincidence.