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June was the world’s 4th hottest on-record
A colder than normal Winter is forecast for the Northwest

“A global map of the June 2017 LOTI (land-ocean temperature index) anomaly,
relative to the 1951-1980 June average.”
Photo credit: NASA

– “June 2017 was fourth warmest June on record”
“June 2017 was the fourth-warmest June in 137 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.

[The] month was 0.69 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean June temperature from 1951-1980. It is surpassed by June 2016 (+0.79 °C) and June 2015 and 1998 (+0.78 °C) and only insignificantly warmer than June 2005 (+0.68 °C),” from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.
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– “Fall 2017 Temperature Outlook”
“The West is expected to see near- to slightly above-average temperatures this fall, defined as the September through November period,” by Linda Lam, Weather.com.
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– “Farmers’ Almanac predicts rough winter ahead”
“The 2018 edition of the Farmers’ Almanac is out this week, and it predicts a rough winter ahead.

The publication called the 2017-2018 winter “The Cold, The Dry, The Wet and the Wild” on their winter outlook page.

The Pacific Northwest can expect brisk temperatures, but drier than last year.”

“The Farmers’ Almanac is celebrating their 200th anniversary this year. If you’re wondering whether or not any of these predictions are accurate, sources at the organization have claimed an accuracy rate of 80%,” by Suzanne Nuyen, KING-5 TV News, Seattle.
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Posted by Steve on August 20, 2017 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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