NOAA “state of the climate” report: Contiguous US average temperature plummeted 2.9F in 2013

Watts Up With That?

Hmmm, “the pause” seems to be stronger in the USA. Compare these two years.

NCDC 2012 Overview:

In 2012, the contiguous United States (CONUS) average annual temperature of 55.3°F

NCDC 2013 Overview:

In 2013, the contiguous United States (CONUS) average temperature of 52.4°F

Looks like California is in the minority, mostly due to the extended La Niña pattern:

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Of course they are still on about severe weather, no room for “normal” in this scary looking graphic, apparently:

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Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.
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One Response to NOAA “state of the climate” report: Contiguous US average temperature plummeted 2.9F in 2013

  1. Professor Xavier Lambsbottle says:

    This has been a very cold winter in California, the Citrus has been hammered, freezing every night for longer than I can remember. This winter sucks, worst drought in memory.

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