It is now official: 2021 was one of the seven warmest years on record, said the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) this week.

The fact that in 2011 2021 was one of the hottest years in the world, despite these cooling factors, reveals the strong trend of warming in the long term.

In fact, 2021 could be the coldest year we’ll ever see again.

Let us think about what the year looked like and what we can expect to see this year and beyond.

Although it is unusual that this climate phenomenon appears for two years in a row, that is not unusual.

During La Nina, we’ll be seeing cool water come up from the depths of the Pacific Ocean to the surface.

University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria. (wikipedia)

Effects of the El Niño–Southern Oscillation in the United States

The El Niño–Southern Oscillation affects the location of the jet stream, which alters rainfall patterns across the West, Midwest, the Southeast, and throughout the tropics. (wikipedia)

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