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Nights are warming more than days across the US

A climatologist I follow on Twitter, Brian Brettschneider (@Climatologist49) provides many great examples of climate maps (as well as moose pictures, since he is in Alaska) on his feed. Today he posted two maps showing the trends in maximum and minimum temperatures across the country from 1948 to the present….
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NCSCO: 2022 in Review–Familiar Patterns with New Twists

The annual climate summary for North Carolina was released by the State Climate Office there today. You can read it at https://climate.ncsu.edu/blog/2023/01/the-weather-year-in-review-familiar-patterns-with-new-twists-in-2022/. Be sure to look for the thermograph of Raleigh’s daily temperature compared to the popular meme about the 12 seasons of the year–very clever! And true!
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Most precipitation this week along Appalachians

This week’s 7-day QPF shows that the heaviest precipitation this week should be in the Appalachian Mountains, especially mid-week. Some areas, especially at higher elevations, should see snow, while lower and more southern areas will see rain. Temperatures will start cool but will gradually warm up over this weekend as…
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NOAA: 6th warmest year on record for the globe

This week NOAA released their annual summary of climate conditions around the globe. The summary shows that this was the earth’s 6th warmest since records began in 1880. The temperature analysis shows that in spite of some very cold temperatures in December in parts of the world, overall the only…
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