It’s August. This is what keeps us from boiling to death:
This is important, because this happened last month:
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday Earth sweated to its second hottest month since record-keeping began in 1880. At 61.89 degrees (16.63 Celsius), last month was behindby .09 degrees.
But Earth’s land temperatures in July were the hottest on record at 59.96 degrees (15.5 Celsius), passing July 2016’s by one-seventh of a degree.