Thursday, February 14, 2013

Contiguous United States warmer and wetter than average for January

According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during January was 32.0°F, 1.6°F above the 20th century average, tying with 1958 as the 39th warmest January on record. Drought conditions remained entrenched across the Southeast, Great Plains, and the mountainous West.

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc