August was the second hottest on record

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) — It’s not just flooding that we’ve been dealing with lately but heat.

This past August was the second hottest on record. That’s according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The agency has been tracking global temperatures for 140 years.

It says August was 1.66 degrees above the average over the last century.

2016 was the warmest August ever.

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