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Wednesday, August 15, 2012
JULY THE HOTTEST MONTH EVER RECORDED AS DROUGHT REACHES TWO-THIRDS OF
July’s average temperature was the
hottest on record
for the contiguous United States, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.
The last 12 months have been the hottest ever for the U.S., with
high temperature records broken or tied so far this year.
The hot weather has only worsened dry conditions, as nearly two-thirds of the U.S. faces a drought.
NASA scientist James Hansen recently connected the extreme heat to
, writing “there is virtually no explanation other than climate change.”
Average temperature in July 2012 vs. average from 1981-2010.
8/15/2012 03:39:00 PM
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