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First 3 Months of Year Obliterate US Heat Records

If you found yourself thinking last month, "Wow, it's awfully hot for March," you weren't wrong. Temperatures were 8.6 degrees higher than normal last month in the contiguous US, and 6 degrees above average for January, February, and March, the AP reports. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
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July 2012 marked hottest month on record for contiguous U.S.; Drought expands to cover nearly 63 percent of the Lower 48

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during July was 77.6°F, 3.3°F above the 20th century average, marking the hottest July and the hottest month on record for the nation. The previous warmes... Read Post

Global Ocean Temperatures Haven't Been This Hot Since Before 1880

Technology / Social Media : Mashable (14 hours ago)

June was the Earth's warmest such month on record since instrument data began in 1880, propelled by ocean temperatures that were so far above average that they broke a separate milestone. Global ocean temperatures during the month h... Read Post

U. S. Temperatures hit record highs in March

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (2 years ago)

Compared to seasonal norms, March 2012 was the warmest month on record in the 48 contiguous U.S. states. Temperatures over the U.S. averaged 2.82 C (almost 5.1 degrees Fahrenheit) warmer than normal in March. Read Post


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