In spite of the end of El Nino, August breaking temperature records again this month, a really remarkable run of temperature extremes.
According to Copernicus (the EU's earth observation platform)
"August 2016 extended the spell of exceptional global warmth that has now lasted more than a year. Although the global temperature anomaly peaked in February and declined steadily from March to June, it rose again in July and August. The global average temperature anomaly for August was:
0.62 OC higher than the August average for 1981-2010; 0.17 OC higher than the previous highest August value, which occurred in 2015."