September 2020 became the warmest September on the planet and in Europe in the entire history of meteorological observations, according to the Copernicus Climate Change Service (CCCS) European Observatory for Satellite Observations.
This was reported by Marina Makarova, the chief specialist of the Hydrometeorological Center. The temperature in September 2020 broke the September 2016 record, she said.
According to scientists, the past month was 0.05 degrees warmer than September 2019, in which the previous heat record was recorded.
She clarified that the September 2020 temperature reflects the warming trend that scientists are observing. According to Makarova, one cannot conclude that next September will be even warmer.