Report State of the Climate in Africa 2022



The global annual mean near-surface temperature in 2022 was 1.15 °C [1.02 °C to 1.28 °C] above the 1850–1900 pre-industrial average. The year 2022 was either the fifth or the sixth warmest year on record according to six data sets, despite the cooling effect of La Niña. The years 2015 to 2022 were the eight warmest years on record in all data sets.