Yes, our climate is changing: The data show it

Just today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its report on U.S. climate highlights for June.  The following are some key findings taken directly from the summary:

The January-June period was the warmest first half of any year on record for the contiguous United States. The national temperature of 52.9°F was 4.5°F above the 20th century average.Most of the contiguous U.S. was record and near-record warm for the six-month period, except the Pacific Northwest. Twenty-eight states east of the Rockies were record warm and an additional15 states were top ten warm.

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One response to “Yes, our climate is changing: The data show it

  1. Read about this today, glad to see you’re spreading this news!

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