Record-Breaking Heat Made 2014 Hottest Year Ever
The year 2014 had the hottest temperatures ever recorded, according to a study from NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.By Jill Ornitz | January 16, 2015
It may be hard to believe in the dead of winter, but this past year was the hottest on record.
According to a study published by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, 2014 was the hottest year recorded since records first started being kept in 1880 and December was 2014's hottest month. (Video via KCBS)
That may come as a shock to viewers in the eastern and central U.S., but the treacherous snow that buried the region definitely didn't effect the entire globe this year.