After a summer that broke record after record for heat, some good news: September was only tied for the hottest September since 1880.
That's as long as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has been keeping records on these things. NOAA says last month was the hottest around the globe since 2009, matching the all-time record. Temperatures on land and sea were over 1 degree F above average.
See the story at NPR.