According to the monthly summary for the US for May 2018, released today by NOAA, this past May was the warmest on record for the lower 48 states, beating the previous record from 1934 by more than half a degree. The warm temperatures were especially driven by warm nighttime temperatures. It was the wettest May ever in Florida and most other Southeastern states were in the top ten wettest. You can read more at  and see all the climate maps at



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