September 12, 2014

Why climate change is the right term

Weather Underground - An interesting report published in late August by NOAA’s climate portal states that for the January-July period the contiguous U.S. has never seen such “radically different temperature extremes as they have so far this year.” In other words, it has been BOTH unusually cold AND unusually warm across the country since January 1st.

The web site published an interesting map of minimum temperature ranks (compared to the average for the past 120 years) for the January-July 2014 period. I have added the maps for the maximum temperature and average temperature rankings as well. Data for August should be available next week (on September 11).

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