Temperature Anomalies Over Africa. (image) Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Share Print E-Mail Caption Observed December-February 2009/2010 temperature anomalies over Africa. The black box on the map denotes the North Africa area used in the study where temperatures were extremely high. Anomalies are relative to the 1961-1990 period. Credit Shingirai S. Nangombe Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.