U.S. experiences warmest and second most extreme weather year on record in 2012 (Video)

by Blogburger on January 9, 2013

In terms of weather, 2012 was a year for the record books across the contiguous U.S. Today, NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) officially classified 2012 as the warmest year on record across the Lower 48. 2012 wasn’t just a record year, but a record year by a large margin to previous record years. Typically, when national temperatures records are set, it’s by a few tenths of a degree. According to NCDC, 2012′s average temperature across the Lower 48 was 55.3F, one full degree above the previous record set in 1998 and 3.2 degrees F above the 20th century average. 2012 was a year that consisted of a record warm spring, followed by the second warmest summer, a warmer than average…

WN.com – International English News

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