15 September 2015

2015 Temperatures Head for the Record Book

Posted by Dan Satterfield

So how does 2015 compare with the warmest year on record (last year). Hat tip to Sou at Hot Whopper for this. (FYI: AUG. was second hottest on record behind last year (.01C difference).

GISTemp global surface temperature YTD Aug 15

and this info map from NWS Fresno on the biggest fire in California history:

fireHow dry is it? New paper in Nature Climate Change shows this is the lowest snow pack in the Sierra in 500 YEARS.