The latest monthly climate summary for the US was released today by NOAA. It shows that June 2020 was one of the hottest and driest on record for the country as a whole, although the Southeast was relatively cool. In addition, the first half of 2020 brought 10 billion-dollar weather disasters. This makes 2020 the sixth consecutive calendar year where 10 or more billion-dollar weather events occurred — a new record, according to experts from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information. You can read more and see the climate maps at The more detailed report is at

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