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NOAA: May 3rd warmest, spring 2nd warmest on record for globe

NOAA released their latest global climate summary this week.  It shows that for May 2017, the global average temperature was the third warmest since 1880 (behind 2016 and 2015), and for March-May, it was the second warmest on record, trailing 2016.  Their report, which can be accessed through, also…
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Climate summaries from around the Southeast for May 2017

The May 2017 climate summary from North Carolina is available at The climate summary for Florida is at Here is the text summary for the whole Southeast Region: (Information provided by the Southeast Regional Climate Center) Temperatures were near average across much of the Southeast region (including Puerto Rico…
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Preliminary May 2017 climate summary

Here is a quick look at the climate statistics for May now that it is almost over. With two days to go, the maps from the High Plains Regional Climate Center show that most of the Southeast was slightly above normal in temperature, with the largest departures from normal in…
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