I'll show the plot below the jump. It shows a lot of warmth in N America and Siberia, and cool in the Middle East.
As I noted in the previous post, TempLS had acquired a bug in the treatment of GHCN data that was entered and later removed (usually flagged). This sometimes caused late drift in the reported numbers. It has been fixed. Last month is up by 0.03°C on initial report.
Here is the GISS plot:
And here is the corresponding TempLS plot