Friday, June 14, 2013
NOAA: 2013 Spring 0.5 Degrees Cooler Than Average
According to statistics released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (my dream job is to work for NOAA one day) concerning this year's Spring weather, one would be hard-pressed to explain how exactly "climate change" contributed to temperatures being 0.5 degrees colder than average.
This year's average temperature, 50.5 degrees fahrenheit, is the coldest spring the United States has had in nearly two decades and that is taking into account the warm spell we wilted under during the month of May.
Alaska had to deal with ice jams during its 20th coolest May that caused major flooding along the Yukon, parts of New England and New York had to deal with a late May snowstorm that dumped feet of snow in higher elevations and spring precipitation was 0.21 inches above average - marking one of our wettest springs in a long time.
Very interesting... Perhaps the weather is unpredictable and more relying on jet streams and natural climate, and not carbon dioxide levels after all...