Earth’s average surface temperature has increased 1.01°C (1.82°F) since 1880, just as the Industrial Revolution began kicking into high gear and the global human population began surging well beyond one billion people. This may not seem like a lot, but given the planet’s delicate balance of living conditions, it has brought about drastic changes. Today’s average annual surface temperature is 13.9°C (57.02°F) and rising. This impacts all environments worldwide, including water-borne environments, with each country affected similarly. Click on the links below to explore the temperature status for each country.