Changes in Earth’s Surface Temperature Distribution

This animation shows how the distribution of temperature anomalies on the Earth’s surface has shifted over the last 170 years.

Since the first Earth Day, 50 years ago, the Earth has warmed about 0.9 °C (1.6 °F).

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