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2019 Second Hottest Year On Earth

(CNN) - NOAA and NASA scientists agree: 2019 was earth's second hottest year on record. They made the announcement in their annual global climate assessment on Wednesday. 2016 still holds the top spot for all time high temps. But…

An Active 2019 Atlantic Season Ends Saturday

The season produced 18 named storms, including six hurricanes of which three were “major” (Category 3, 4 or 5). NOAA’s outlook called for 10-17 named storms, 5-9 hurricanes and 2-4 major hurricanes, and accurately predicted the overall activity of…

NOAA: September 2019 Ties For Hottest September On Record

(CNN) - September 2019 was a scorcher! Last month tied with 2015 as the hottest September on record. That's according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The average temperature for September across the U.S. was…

NOAA: August Tied For Second Warmest August On Record

(CNN) - This past August was the second hottest on record. That's according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The agency has been tracking global temperatures for 140-years. It says august was 1.66 degrees above the average over the…

NOAA: July Was Hottest Month On Record For The Planet

(CNN) - It's not just you, it really is getting hotter. Way hotter. In fact, last month was the hottest July since record keeping began, that's 140 years! That's not for your home-town or the U.S. it's for the…

NOAA: June 2019 Was Warmest June On Record Globally

(CNN) - Last month was the hottest June ever recorded on earth. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, says the average global temperature was 1.7 Fahrenheit warmer than the 20th century average. Record temps affected Europe, Asia, Africa, Canada…

NOAA: U.S. Had Wettest 12 Months On Record

(CNN) - The Gulf Coast is bracing for heavy rainfall from a potential tropical storm system as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration revealed that the country has broken the record for the wettest 12-month period for the third…

NOAA: May Was 2nd Wettest Month On Record

(CNN) - If it seems like there have been more floods and tornados than normal lately; there's a good reason for that. There have been, by a lot. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, may was the…

Florence, Michael Retired As Hurricane Names

(CNN) - Hurricanes Florence and Michael caused billions of dollars in destruction last year. Due to the severity of the storms, those names will no longer be in rotation. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Florence and Michael…