Friday, May 7, 2010

April 2010 Temperature Review: Very Warm U.S.

The National Climatic Data Center's (NCDC) preliminary analysis of April temperatures, released within the last hour, shows a very warm month across most of the U.S. Record or near-record heat extended from the Northeast through the Mid Atlantic, Ohio Valley, and Great Lakes areas.

Five states had their record warmest Aprils in 116 years of history:
  • Maine
  • Connecticut
  • Rhode Island
  • New Jersey
  • Illinois
In addition, many other states had top-10 warmest Aprils:
  • New Hampshire
  • Vermont
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Virginia
  • West Virginia
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • Michigan
  • Wisconsin
  • Minnesota
  • Iowa
  • Missouri
More details later.

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