uly has been confirmed as the most well liked month on report, the Copernicus Local weather Change Service (C3S) has mentioned.
It beat the earlier one set in 2019 by 0.33C – a considerable margin by the requirements of temperature information – reaching 16.95C.
There have been additionally excessive temperatures in South American international locations, with some areas experiencing the identical warmth as within the Mediterranean regardless of being in winter.
July is estimated to have been round 1.5C hotter than the common for 1850-1900, Copernicus mentioned, and 0.72C hotter than the 1991-2020 common.
This doesn’t imply the objectives of the Paris Settlement have failed as that refers to a median spreading over a number of years.
Ocean temperatures additionally reached report ranges final month after operating unusually excessive since April.
Buoyed by the El Nino impact, world common sea floor temperatures had been 0.51C above the 1991-2020 common.
The North Atlantic was 1.05C above common in July, with marine heatwaves occurring south of Greenland, within the Caribbean and within the Mediterranean.
Dr Samantha Burgess, deputy director of C3S, mentioned: “We simply witnessed world air temperatures and world ocean floor temperatures set new all-time information in July.
“These information have dire penalties for each individuals and the planet uncovered to ever extra frequent and intense excessive occasions.”
Antarctic sea ice has additionally been at report lows this July, freezing lower than in some other winter since satellites started observations in 1979.
Scientists have mentioned that if greenhouse fuel emissions are usually not managed, excessive climate will more and more harm Antarctic ecosystems which is able to then impression on the remainder of the world.
Dr Burgess mentioned: “2023 is at present the third warmest 12 months so far at 0.43C above the current common, with the common world temperature in July at 1.5C above pre-industrial ranges.
“Even when that is solely non permanent, it exhibits the urgency for formidable efforts to scale back world greenhouse fuel emissions, that are the primary driver behind these information.”