|Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
WASHINGTON ó Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.
Thatís because global heat records have kept falling in 2014, with September the latest example.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month the globe averaged 60.3 degrees Fahrenheit (15.72 degrees Celsius). That was the hottest September in 135 years of record keeping.
It was the fourth monthly record set this year, along with May, June and August.
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