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Dec 7, 2016
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As the end of the year approaches, we begin a series of reports on temperature records. Like the previous two years, 2016 is on pace to be the hottest year on record globally. In the U.S., the average temperature for the year is on track to be the second hottest in 122 years of records. This week, we drilled down to the local level and examined how hot each of our Climate Matters markets has been in 2016 through the end of November.
Additionally, a Climate Central analysis of more than 1,750 stations across the country indicates:
- 99% of the stations have an average year-to-date temperature higher than their historical median temperature
- 13% of those stations are having their hottest year on record
- 51% of those stations are having one of their 5 hottest years on record
The Southeast drought that began during the summer worsened this fall. Despite beneficial rain in the last week of November, xx states still had one of their 5 driest Novembers on record, contributing to the eruption of wildfires there earlier this month.
Methodology: Data acquired from the Applied Climate Information System. Years with insufficient data (35+ days missing) are not represented graphically.
Jan 9, 2017
2016 was the second hottest year on record in the U.S. and 8 of the 10 hottest years on record have come since 1998.
Dec 6, 2017
Daily record highs are dramatically outpacing daily record lows in the U.S. in the last 20 years.
Mar 1, 2017
This was one of the 10 warmest winters on record for much of the country. Only the Northwest was much cooler than average.