Still, the overall global trend in temperature since 1880 has been going nowhere but up.
Scientists mostly blame man-made global warming with help from the natural El Niño climate phenomenon, which appeared in early 2016 but has since disappeared. The agency also noted that the record for the global temperature now has been broken five times since the 2000.
The information was gathered by NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information and NASA, and they found that for "eight consecutive months, January to August, the globe experienced record warm heat".
The year 2016 has officially been named as the hottest year on record, making it the third year in a row to rank hotter than all previous years.
"This was the third year in a row in our analysis to set a new record".
All these estimations are supported by those of worldwide weather groups, including the World Meteorological Organization.
Other reasons were phenomenons like El Niño and La nina. In 2016, the region recorded mean temperatures that were 3 °C higher than the global mean.
"Within just a decade or two, we can expect these record hot temperatures to become average or even cool years because of further greenhouse warming". This is 0.04 degrees Celsius higher than 2015.
NASA credited carbon dioxide "and other human-made emissions into the atmosphere" for a rise by about 2.0 degrees in the Earth's average surface temperature since the late 19th century.
"The final figures confirm that 2016 was yet another extremely warm year", said Peter Stott from the Met Office.
"Globally-averaged temperatures in 2016 were 1.78 degrees Fahrenheit (0.99 degrees Celsius) warmer than the mid-20th century mean", NASA wrote in their statement.
This prolonged period of warming was having significant impacts around the world.
Antarctica likewise had a retreat of sea ice. "We also have to pay attention to the potential release of methane from melting permafrost", he said.
And while some members of the incoming Trump administration have called human-impacted climate change into question, the researchers were clear about one thing: this warming is on us.
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Students who had been cowering beneath desks and chairs then fled the classroom, stepping over the shooter to reach the door. Mexico had once had a program that checked book bags at school entrances, but in many places it has fallen into disuse.
Protests and clashes continued Sunday despite a heavy presence of riot police deployed in predominantly Shiite areas. Amnesty International's Bahrain Deputy Director for Campaigns in Beirut, Samah Hadid said condemned the executions.
Flu vaccines are available at doctors' offices and pharmacies. "We anticipate there will be good efficacy this year", he said. Officials say a total of 311 people have been hospitalized or died from the flu since September 1st, 2016.
A lack of investment in new sources of oil could also set the market up for price shocks by the end of the decade. Prices have been stuck at levels just above $50 since the start of December, boosted there by the OPEC deal.
In other findings, App Annie said that Black Friday was the first day to ever generate over $1 billion in US online mobile sales. Apple's App Store serves users of the iPhone and iPad and in 2016 its sales rose to more than £23 billion ($28 billion).
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What is most surprising about this isn't just the fact the quarterbacks stay in the games, but that they continue to throw passes. Roethlisberger aggravated an old foot fracture and was in a walking boot immediately after Sunday's game, but will play here.
She met his parents at a school open house and was introduced to them as his girlfriend when she met them again at his home. However, she reportedly chose to abort the baby when authorities began to ask questions, according to court documents.
More than 200,000 Jews were killed at the camp in Sobibór, which was destroyed by the Nazis following a revolt in October 1943. It is important to tell the story, so that we never forget", said Israel Antiquities Authority archaeologist Yoram Haimi.
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