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In addition to setting a record for July, the first seven months of 2015 were the warmest ever, breaking the mark set in 2010. (Photo: Shutterstock.com)

(Bloomberg) — July was the world’s warmest month ever in records going back to 1880, the National Centers for Environmental Information said.

Combined land and sea temperatures were 1.46 degrees Fahrenheit (0.81 Celsius) above the 20th century average, according to a statement from the center in Asheville, North Carolina. The monthly average temperature broke the mark set in 1998 by 0.14 degree.

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