A view shows ice flow floating on a lake in front of the Solheimajokull Glacier, where the ice has receded by more than 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) since annual measurements began in 1931, Iceland October 16, 2015. REUTERS/Thibault Camus/Pool
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Earth's 16-month sizzling streak of record high temperatures is finally over, according to one group of federal meteorologists.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said last month's 60.6 degrees (15.9 Celsius) was merely the second hottest September on record for the globe. It was quite a bit warmer – 1.6 degrees (0.9 Celsius) – than the 20th century average.NASA, which averages global temperature differently, considers last month as record hot .Meteorologists said three record hot years in a row would be unprecedented.
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