average surface temperature

2020 Ties for the Hottest Year on Record

According to NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), 2020 tied 2016 for being the hottest year on record!

3 years ago

What is the Average Surface Temperature of Mercury?

Because of its extremely eccentric orbit, slow rotation, and lack of an atmosphere, Mercury experiences extreme variations in surface temperature.

7 years ago

NASA: 2016 Was the Warmest Year on Record… Again!

According to independent analyses by NASA and the NOAA, 2016 was the warmest year on record, making it the 16th…

7 years ago

What is Earth’s Axial Tilt?

In both the course of a year, and over the course of millennia, Earth experiences variations due to the fact…

8 years ago

What is the Earth’s Average Temperature?

Earth is the only planet in our Solar System where life is known to exists. Note the use of the…

9 years ago