NOAA-Data show US experiencing hottest year on record so far

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NOAA-Data show US experiencing hottest year on record so far

Post by kramer » Thu Jun 07, 2012 12:06 pm

Data show US experiencing hottest year on record thus far
By Ben Geman - 06/07/12 12:35 PM ET

Federal data released Thursday show the United States has had its warmest spring, it's warmest year to date, and warmest 12-month stretch on record.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released figures showing that temperatures during the March-May period in the contiguous United States were far above average, according to records dating back over a century. ... d-thus-far

"Ken looked at entire years of data from the 1920s and 1930s for numerous different states and found that this ‘cooling’ of the old data was fairly consistent across the board. In fact he produced some charts showing such. Here is an example for the entire year of 1934 for Arizona:" ... ntrynum=75

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