‘Extraordinarily warm’: winter is fastest-heating season in most of US

Rapidly warming winters are bad news for biodiversity, water supply and farm yield, experts say

American winters are rapidly warming and December 2021 was no exception.

In New York, last month’s average temperature was 43.8F (6.5C) – 4.7F above the 1991-to-2020 average according to a recent analysis by Climate Central. The American south had an especially warm December, with Shreveport, Louisiana (+13.4F), Dallas, Texas (+13.2F), and Memphis, Tennessee (+12.4F), all posting unusually high temperatures.

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(SOURCE) https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jan/12/warmer-winters-climate-crisis-us


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