According to the US meteorological service NCEP data, July 3, when the global average temperature was measured at 17.01 degrees, was recorded as the hottest day.
The world temperature record was refreshed within 24 hours, and on July 4, the global average temperature reached 17.18 degrees Celsius.
While air temperatures increase with the intensification of the effects of climate change caused by human activities, scientists warn that temperature records may be seen again, especially over the next 6 weeks.
The World Meteorological Organization also stated that El Nino conditions had started yesterday and that temperature increases could accelerate.
The global average temperature was previously measured at 16.9 degrees Celsius in August 2016.