National Overview - August 2012
State-by-State: Warmest Seasons & Jan-Aug

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State-by-State: Warmest Seasons & Jan-Aug

Although only Colorado and Wyoming had their warmest summer on record, the contiguous U.S. as a whole had its third-warmest summer, and is having its warmest year on record to date, when compared to the other January-through-August periods of the 118 years on record. These tables show, for the contiguous U.S. and each of the states and regions therein, the ten most unusually warm seasons (those with the largest "anomaly" from their 20th century average), and the ten warmest January-through-August periods on record. Seasons occurring in 2011 or 2012 are highlighted. Records for each of these states and regions begin in January 1895. Note: 2012 data are still considered preliminary. More final data will be available within months.

Warmest Seasons and Jan-Aug periods on Record:

AS | AL | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DE | FL | GA | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS | KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC | ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY | A1 | A2 | A3 | A4 | A5 | A6 | A7 | A8 | A9 |



NATIONAL (CONTIGUOUS U.S.)
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +5.2°F
2nd Winter 1999/00 +4.2°F
3rd Winter 1998/99 +4.1°F
4th Winter 1991/92 +3.9°F
  Winter 2011/12 +3.9°F
6th Winter 1997/98 +3.7°F
7th Winter 2001/02 +3.4°F
8th Winter 1994/95 +3.2°F
  Spring 1910 +3.2°F
  Winter 1953/54 +3.2°F
NATIONAL (CONTIGUOUS U.S.)
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2006 +3.0°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2000 +2.7°F
4th Jan-Aug 1934 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.0°F
6th Jan-Aug 1986 +1.9°F
7th Jan-Aug 1990 +1.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +1.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1999 +1.7°F
10th Jan-Aug 1987 +1.6°F

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ALABAMA
Summer 2012 anomaly: -0.0°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.5°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +7.8°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +6.5°F
4th Winter 1926/27 +5.8°F
  Winter 1948/49 +5.8°F
6th Autumn 1931 +5.1°F
7th Winter 1951/52 +5.0°F
  Winter 1936/37 +5.0°F
9th Autumn 1919 +4.4°F
  Spring 2012 +4.4°F
ALABAMA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1927 +2.6°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +2.5°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1932 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1925 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1921 +2.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.2°F
8th Jan-Aug 1935 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1950 +2.0°F
10th Jan-Aug 1949 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1945 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1911 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1937 +1.9°F

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ARIZONA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1989 +5.7°F
2nd Spring 1934 +5.2°F
3rd Spring 2004 +4.7°F
  Spring 2000 +4.7°F
  Spring 1895 +4.7°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +4.5°F
  Summer 1896 +4.5°F
8th Spring 1910 +4.2°F
  Winter 1995/96 +4.2°F
10th Summer 1994 +4.1°F
  Spring 1896 +4.1°F
ARIZONA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1896 +4.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2000 +4.0°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1996 +3.8°F
4th Jan-Aug 1900 +3.4°F
5th Jan-Aug 2003 +3.0°F
6th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.9°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.9°F
8th Jan-Aug 2012 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1901 +2.8°F

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ARKANSAS
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.9°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +6.7°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.3°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +5.4°F
4th Summer 1934 +4.7°F
5th Winter 1906/07 +4.5°F
  Winter 1951/52 +4.5°F
7th Summer 2011 +4.4°F
  Winter 1949/50 +4.4°F
  Summer 1954 +4.4°F
10th Summer 2010 +3.8°F
  Summer 1980 +3.8°F
  Autumn 1927 +3.8°F
ARKANSAS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +3.9°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +2.8°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1925 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +2.6°F
6th Jan-Aug 1932 +2.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 1911 +2.2°F
8th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.1°F
9th Jan-Aug 1896 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.0°F

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CALIFORNIA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +5.2°F
2nd Spring 1926 +4.8°F
3rd Summer 1896 +4.6°F
4th Spring 1997 +4.5°F
5th Spring 2004 +4.2°F
  Spring 1992 +4.2°F
7th Spring 1910 +3.9°F
8th Winter 1980/81 +3.6°F
9th Winter 1985/86 +3.5°F
  Autumn 1995 +3.5°F
CALIFORNIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1996 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1986 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1926 +2.7°F
4th Jan-Aug 1981 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1992 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1997 +2.4°F
7th Jan-Aug 1934 +2.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 2000 +2.0°F
9th Jan-Aug 2004 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1984 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1900 +1.9°F

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COLORADO
Summer 2012 anomaly: +4.4°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1980/81 +6.5°F
2nd Winter 1933/34 +6.4°F
3rd Spring 2012 +5.9°F
  Spring 1934 +5.9°F
5th Winter 1906/07 +5.4°F
6th Winter 1999/00 +5.2°F
7th Autumn 1963 +4.7°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.7°F
9th Spring 2004 +4.6°F
10th Winter 1953/54 +4.5°F
COLORADO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +5.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +4.5°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2000 +4.2°F
4th Jan-Aug 1954 +3.4°F
5th Jan-Aug 2003 +3.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1986 +3.1°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +3.1°F
8th Jan-Aug 1981 +2.7°F
9th Jan-Aug 2005 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 2001 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.2°F

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CONNECTICUT
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.9°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.1°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.8°F
5th Winter 1931/32 +5.5°F
  Spring 2010 +5.5°F
7th Winter 1936/37 +5.1°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
9th Spring 1991 +4.8°F
  Winter 1990/91 +4.8°F
CONNECTICUT
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.8°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1991 +3.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 2010 +3.4°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +3.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1949 +3.2°F
7th Jan-Aug 1913 +2.7°F
8th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.6°F
10th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.4°F

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DELAWARE
Summer 2012 anomaly: +3.1°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.7°F
3rd Winter 2001/02 +6.6°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +5.5°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.4°F
6th Winter 1949/50 +5.0°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +4.9°F
  Winter 1990/91 +4.9°F
  Spring 1921 +4.9°F
10th Summer 2010 +4.8°F
DELAWARE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.8°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2002 +3.5°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1991 +3.3°F
4th Jan-Aug 2011 +3.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1998 +3.0°F
6th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2010 +2.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1949 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.5°F

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FLORIDA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.3°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +5.1°F
4th Winter 1956/57 +4.5°F
5th Winter 1971/72 +4.1°F
6th Winter 1936/37 +4.0°F
7th Winter 1932/33 +3.9°F
  Winter 1912/13 +3.9°F
  Winter 1923/24 +3.9°F
10th Spring 1908 +3.5°F
FLORIDA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1990 +2.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1991 +1.9°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2012 +1.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1949 +1.8°F
5th Jan-Aug 1945 +1.6°F
6th Jan-Aug 1957 +1.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1927 +1.5°F
8th Jan-Aug 1975 +1.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1932 +1.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1989 +1.4°F

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GEORGIA
Summer 2012 anomaly: -0.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +6.2°F
  Winter 1956/57 +6.2°F
4th Winter 1948/49 +5.9°F
5th Winter 1926/27 +4.9°F
6th Autumn 1919 +4.6°F
7th Winter 1936/37 +4.5°F
8th Spring 2012 +4.3°F
9th Winter 1951/52 +4.2°F
10th Spring 1908 +4.1°F
  Winter 1932/33 +4.1°F
GEORGIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1932 +2.3°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1927 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1925 +2.2°F
5th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.1°F
6th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.0°F
8th Jan-Aug 1911 +1.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +1.8°F
10th Jan-Aug 1945 +1.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +1.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1933 +1.6°F

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IDAHO
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.4°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +8.4°F
2nd Spring 1934 +7.7°F
3rd Spring 1992 +6.5°F
4th Winter 2002/03 +5.6°F
5th Winter 1917/18 +5.1°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +4.8°F
  Winter 1952/53 +4.8°F
  Spring 1910 +4.8°F
9th Winter 1939/40 +4.7°F
10th Winter 1991/92 +4.6°F
  Spring 1987 +4.6°F
IDAHO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +5.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1992 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2003 +3.8°F
4th Jan-Aug 1994 +3.2°F
5th Jan-Aug 2000 +3.1°F
6th Jan-Aug 1986 +3.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1940 +3.0°F
  Jan-Aug 2007 +3.0°F
9th Jan-Aug 2012 +2.6°F
10th Jan-Aug 1926 +2.5°F

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ILLINOIS
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.9°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +6.0°F
  Winter 2001/02 +6.0°F
  Spring 1977 +6.0°F
  Winter 1997/98 +6.0°F
7th Winter 1991/92 +5.6°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.6°F
9th Winter 1982/83 +5.2°F
10th Winter 1920/21 +5.1°F
ILLINOIS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +4.5°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1987 +2.8°F
5th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.7°F
7th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.6°F
8th Jan-Aug 1954 +2.5°F
9th Jan-Aug 1934 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1933 +2.3°F

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INDIANA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.7°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.6°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.3°F
4th Winter 2001/02 +6.2°F
5th Spring 1977 +6.0°F
6th Autumn 1931 +5.5°F
  Winter 1982/83 +5.5°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.0°F
  Spring 1921 +5.0°F
INDIANA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +4.3°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.1°F
4th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.7°F
5th Jan-Aug 1938 +2.5°F
6th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1949 +2.4°F
8th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1933 +2.3°F
10th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1987 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1944 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.2°F

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IOWA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.4°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +8.7°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +8.1°F
3rd Winter 1991/92 +7.6°F
4th Winter 1930/31 +7.5°F
5th Spring 1977 +7.2°F
  Winter 1997/98 +7.2°F
7th Winter 1986/87 +7.0°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +6.5°F
9th Autumn 1931 +5.8°F
  Winter 1920/21 +5.8°F
IOWA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.9°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1987 +4.9°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1921 +4.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 1934 +3.7°F
5th Jan-Aug 2006 +3.5°F
6th Jan-Aug 1931 +3.2°F
7th Jan-Aug 2000 +2.8°F
8th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.7°F
9th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1991 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1981 +2.3°F

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KANSAS
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +8.0°F
2nd Winter 1991/92 +6.9°F
3rd Summer 1934 +6.7°F
4th Summer 1936 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1999/00 +5.6°F
6th Autumn 1963 +5.0°F
  Winter 1975/76 +5.0°F
8th Autumn 1931 +4.9°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.9°F
10th Winter 1933/34 +4.5°F
KANSAS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +4.4°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2006 +3.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1946 +3.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1986 +3.3°F
6th Jan-Aug 1954 +2.9°F
7th Jan-Aug 2000 +2.8°F
8th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.5°F
10th Jan-Aug 1938 +2.4°F

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KENTUCKY
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.0°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.9°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.2°F
3rd Winter 1948/49 +5.9°F
4th Autumn 1931 +5.6°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1956/57 +4.5°F
7th Winter 1951/52 +4.3°F
  Winter 1997/98 +4.3°F
9th Winter 1952/53 +4.2°F
10th Spring 1921 +4.1°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.1°F
KENTUCKY
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1921 +3.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +3.6°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1952 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1953 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.5°F
6th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 1949 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1998 +2.2°F
9th Jan-Aug 1932 +2.0°F
10th Jan-Aug 1944 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +1.9°F

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LOUISIANA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.5°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1949/50 +6.9°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.5°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +5.9°F
4th Winter 1926/27 +5.8°F
5th Winter 1951/52 +5.7°F
6th Winter 1906/07 +5.2°F
7th Winter 1910/11 +4.8°F
8th Spring 2012 +4.7°F
  Winter 1922/23 +4.7°F
10th Autumn 1931 +4.3°F
LOUISIANA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +2.9°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1911 +2.8°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1927 +2.4°F
4th Jan-Aug 2000 +2.2°F
5th Jan-Aug 1999 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.1°F
7th Jan-Aug 2011 +2.0°F
8th Jan-Aug 1907 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +1.9°F
10th Jan-Aug 1998 +1.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1932 +1.8°F

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MAINE
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1932/33 +6.5°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +6.4°F
3rd Autumn 1913 +5.9°F
4th Spring 2010 +5.8°F
5th Winter 1952/53 +5.4°F
6th Winter 2009/10 +5.2°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.2°F
8th Winter 1936/37 +5.0°F
9th Winter 1953/54 +4.8°F
10th Winter 1905/06 +4.7°F
MAINE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2010 +4.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1913 +3.8°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2012 +3.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 1937 +3.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.6°F
7th Jan-Aug 1921 +2.5°F
8th Jan-Aug 1999 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1998 +2.4°F
10th Jan-Aug 1949 +2.3°F

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MARYLAND
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.1°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +6.3°F
3rd Winter 1948/49 +5.8°F
4th Winter 2011/12 +5.7°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.6°F
  Winter 1997/98 +5.6°F
7th Winter 1949/50 +5.5°F
8th Spring 1921 +4.6°F
9th Autumn 1931 +4.5°F
10th Spring 2010 +4.4°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.4°F
MARYLAND
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2002 +3.4°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1991 +3.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1998 +3.2°F
5th Jan-Aug 1949 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 2010 +2.7°F
8th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.6°F
9th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.5°F

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MASSACHUSETTS
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.9°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.1°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.0°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +5.5°F
4th Winter 1936/37 +5.3°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.2°F
6th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
  Winter 1948/49 +5.0°F
  Spring 2010 +5.0°F
9th Winter 1932/33 +4.9°F
10th Winter 1931/32 +4.8°F
MASSACHUSETTS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1949 +3.7°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2010 +3.3°F
4th Jan-Aug 1998 +3.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 2002 +2.7°F
6th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.5°F
7th Jan-Aug 1999 +2.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.2°F
10th Jan-Aug 1921 +2.1°F

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MICHIGAN
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.5°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 1997/98 +7.5°F
3rd Winter 1931/32 +7.2°F
4th Spring 2012 +6.9°F
5th Winter 2011/12 +6.3°F
6th Spring 2010 +6.0°F
7th Winter 1982/83 +5.8°F
8th Spring 1977 +5.7°F
9th Winter 1918/19 +5.4°F
  Winter 1920/21 +5.4°F
MICHIGAN
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +5.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +4.1°F
4th Jan-Aug 1987 +3.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2010 +3.8°F
6th Jan-Aug 2006 +3.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 1991 +3.0°F
8th Jan-Aug 1896 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1919 +2.7°F
10th Jan-Aug 1955 +2.6°F

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MINNESOTA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1930/31 +9.7°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +9.6°F
3rd Winter 1991/92 +8.0°F
4th Spring 2012 +7.9°F
  Spring 1977 +7.9°F
6th Winter 1982/83 +7.6°F
7th Winter 1999/00 +7.1°F
8th Spring 1987 +6.8°F
9th Winter 1943/44 +6.6°F
10th Winter 2005/06 +6.4°F
  Spring 2010 +6.4°F
MINNESOTA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +6.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1987 +6.2°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +4.6°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +4.6°F
5th Jan-Aug 1931 +4.3°F
6th Jan-Aug 1921 +3.9°F
7th Jan-Aug 2010 +3.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 1991 +3.2°F
9th Jan-Aug 1999 +3.1°F
  Jan-Aug 2000 +3.1°F

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MISSISSIPPI
Summer 2012 anomaly: -0.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +7.2°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1951/52 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1926/27 +5.5°F
6th Autumn 1931 +4.9°F
7th Spring 2012 +4.8°F
8th Winter 1906/07 +4.7°F
  Winter 1948/49 +4.7°F
10th Autumn 1919 +3.9°F
  Winter 1971/72 +3.9°F
  Winter 1936/37 +3.9°F
  Autumn 1927 +3.9°F
MISSISSIPPI
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1938 +2.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1927 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.6°F
5th Jan-Aug 1911 +2.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1932 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1925 +2.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 1943 +2.1°F
9th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.0°F
10th Jan-Aug 1954 +1.9°F

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MISSOURI
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.7°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +7.6°F
3rd Summer 1934 +6.3°F
4th Summer 1936 +6.0°F
5th Autumn 1931 +5.9°F
6th Winter 1991/92 +5.5°F
7th Winter 2011/12 +4.9°F
8th Spring 1977 +4.8°F
  Winter 1999/00 +4.8°F
10th Winter 2001/02 +4.5°F
  Winter 1997/98 +4.5°F
  Summer 1954 +4.5°F
  Winter 1920/21 +4.5°F
MISSOURI
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.3°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +3.3°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1954 +3.2°F
4th Jan-Aug 1934 +3.1°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +3.1°F
6th Jan-Aug 1938 +3.0°F
7th Jan-Aug 1946 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1991 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1987 +2.4°F
10th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.3°F

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MONTANA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1991/92 +9.4°F
2nd Winter 1925/26 +7.1°F
3rd Winter 1930/31 +7.0°F
4th Winter 1982/83 +6.8°F
  Winter 1986/87 +6.8°F
6th Spring 1910 +6.5°F
7th Winter 1980/81 +6.4°F
  Winter 1957/58 +6.4°F
9th Winter 1999/00 +6.1°F
  Winter 2011/12 +6.1°F
MONTANA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +4.2°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2006 +4.1°F
4th Jan-Aug 1961 +4.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 1992 +3.9°F
6th Jan-Aug 1986 +3.8°F
7th Jan-Aug 1931 +3.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1987 +3.7°F
9th Jan-Aug 1988 +3.6°F
10th Jan-Aug 1981 +3.4°F

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NEBRASKA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +3.4°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1991/92 +8.2°F
2nd Spring 2012 +8.0°F
3rd Winter 1999/00 +6.8°F
4th Winter 1930/31 +6.7°F
5th Winter 1986/87 +6.2°F
6th Summer 1936 +5.8°F
7th Winter 1998/99 +5.6°F
8th Winter 2001/02 +5.4°F
9th Winter 1953/54 +5.3°F
  Winter 1997/98 +5.3°F
  Winter 1933/34 +5.3°F
NEBRASKA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.4°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +5.0°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2006 +3.8°F
4th Jan-Aug 2000 +3.3°F
5th Jan-Aug 1946 +3.2°F
6th Jan-Aug 1987 +3.1°F
7th Jan-Aug 1921 +3.0°F
8th Jan-Aug 1931 +2.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.7°F
10th Jan-Aug 1938 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1981 +2.4°F

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NEVADA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 1933/34 +6.2°F
3rd Spring 1992 +5.6°F
4th Winter 1980/81 +4.9°F
5th Winter 1994/95 +4.8°F
6th Winter 2002/03 +4.6°F
7th Spring 2004 +4.4°F
  Winter 1985/86 +4.4°F
9th Winter 1995/96 +4.3°F
  Winter 1939/40 +4.3°F
NEVADA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +5.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1986 +3.6°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2000 +3.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 2003 +3.2°F
5th Jan-Aug 1931 +3.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1940 +3.1°F
7th Jan-Aug 1996 +2.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1992 +2.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1926 +2.9°F
10th Jan-Aug 2012 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2007 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1994 +2.8°F

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.1°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.8°F
2nd Winter 2011/12 +6.8°F
3rd Winter 1932/33 +6.2°F
4th Winter 1936/37 +5.9°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.8°F
6th Winter 1997/98 +5.7°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +5.4°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.3°F
  Spring 2010 +5.3°F
10th Winter 1998/99 +4.9°F
NEW HAMPSHIRE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.6°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2010 +3.7°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.4°F
4th Jan-Aug 1949 +3.3°F
5th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.7°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.7°F
7th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.6°F
8th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1999 +2.4°F
10th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1955 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1973 +2.3°F

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NEW JERSEY
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.2°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.9°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.5°F
4th Winter 2011/12 +6.3°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.7°F
6th Winter 1948/49 +5.3°F
  Spring 2010 +5.3°F
8th Winter 1936/37 +4.7°F
9th Autumn 1931 +4.6°F
  Spring 1921 +4.6°F
NEW JERSEY
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.7°F
  Jan-Aug 2010 +3.7°F
4th Jan-Aug 2002 +3.4°F
5th Jan-Aug 1949 +3.3°F
6th Jan-Aug 1991 +3.2°F
7th Jan-Aug 2006 +3.1°F
8th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.4°F
9th Jan-Aug 2011 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.3°F

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NEW MEXICO
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1906/07 +5.0°F
2nd Spring 1989 +4.5°F
3rd Summer 2011 +4.0°F
4th Winter 1994/95 +3.9°F
  Winter 1998/99 +3.9°F
6th Winter 1980/81 +3.7°F
  Spring 2000 +3.7°F
  Spring 2012 +3.7°F
9th Winter 1956/57 +3.6°F
10th Spring 1934 +3.5°F
  Winter 1908/09 +3.5°F
NEW MEXICO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2000 +3.4°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +3.0°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1934 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1996 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 2003 +2.4°F
7th Jan-Aug 2011 +2.2°F
8th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.1°F

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NEW YORK
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.9°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +8.3°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.8°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +6.6°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +6.3°F
5th Spring 2012 +6.2°F
6th Spring 2010 +5.9°F
7th Winter 1932/33 +5.8°F
8th Winter 1952/53 +5.7°F
9th Winter 1948/49 +5.6°F
  Spring 1921 +5.6°F
NEW YORK
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1949 +3.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1998 +3.8°F
4th Jan-Aug 2010 +3.6°F
5th Jan-Aug 1921 +3.5°F
6th Jan-Aug 1991 +3.1°F
7th Jan-Aug 2002 +2.9°F
8th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.6°F
10th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1955 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1933 +2.5°F

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NORTH CAROLINA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.5°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.2°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1956/57 +4.9°F
5th Winter 1908/09 +4.4°F
6th Winter 1932/33 +4.2°F
  Spring 2012 +4.2°F
  Winter 1936/37 +4.2°F
  Autumn 1985 +4.2°F
10th Winter 1998/99 +4.0°F
NORTH CAROLINA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +2.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1990 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1949 +2.3°F
4th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.1°F
5th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.0°F
6th Jan-Aug 1952 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1932 +1.9°F
8th Jan-Aug 2002 +1.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1939 +1.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1933 +1.7°F

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NORTH DAKOTA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.7°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1982/83 +9.8°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +9.4°F
3rd Winter 1999/00 +9.3°F
  Winter 2005/06 +9.3°F
5th Spring 1977 +8.3°F
6th Spring 2012 +7.3°F
7th Winter 1925/26 +7.1°F
8th Autumn 1963 +6.9°F
  Winter 1941/42 +6.9°F
10th Winter 1943/44 +6.7°F
NORTH DAKOTA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +6.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1987 +6.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2006 +5.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1931 +4.6°F
5th Jan-Aug 1991 +4.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1981 +4.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 1990 +4.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1988 +4.1°F
9th Jan-Aug 1934 +4.0°F
10th Jan-Aug 1983 +3.8°F

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OHIO
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +9.2°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.0°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.8°F
4th Winter 2001/02 +6.6°F
5th Winter 1948/49 +5.7°F
6th Winter 1949/50 +5.5°F
7th Autumn 1931 +5.4°F
8th Spring 1991 +5.2°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.2°F
10th Winter 1952/53 +5.0°F
  Spring 1921 +5.0°F
OHIO
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +3.9°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1991 +3.4°F
5th Jan-Aug 1949 +3.0°F
6th Jan-Aug 2002 +2.8°F
7th Jan-Aug 1938 +2.6°F
8th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1933 +2.5°F

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OKLAHOMA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Summer 2011 +7.3°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.7°F
3rd Summer 1934 +5.5°F
4th Autumn 1931 +5.3°F
5th Winter 1991/92 +5.1°F
6th Winter 1999/00 +4.8°F
7th Winter 1931/32 +4.7°F
  Summer 1936 +4.7°F
9th Summer 1954 +4.6°F
  Summer 1980 +4.6°F
OKLAHOMA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.4°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2006 +3.5°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2011 +3.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +3.1°F
5th Jan-Aug 1934 +2.9°F
6th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.8°F
7th Jan-Aug 1925 +2.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.2°F
10th Jan-Aug 2000 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1953 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1911 +2.1°F

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OREGON
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +6.6°F
2nd Spring 1934 +6.1°F
3rd Spring 1992 +4.9°F
4th Spring 1910 +4.5°F
5th Winter 1991/92 +4.4°F
6th Winter 1957/58 +4.3°F
  Winter 2002/03 +4.3°F
8th Spring 1926 +4.2°F
9th Winter 1917/18 +3.7°F
10th Summer 1961 +3.6°F
OREGON
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +4.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1992 +4.0°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1926 +3.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 2003 +2.7°F
5th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.5°F
6th Jan-Aug 1925 +2.4°F
7th Jan-Aug 1961 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1958 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1940 +2.3°F
10th Jan-Aug 2004 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1994 +2.1°F

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PENNSYLVANIA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +6.7°F
3rd Winter 1997/98 +6.5°F
4th Spring 1921 +5.6°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.5°F
6th Autumn 1931 +5.4°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +5.2°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +4.9°F
9th Winter 1949/50 +4.8°F
10th Winter 1952/53 +4.7°F
PENNSYLVANIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +3.8°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +3.6°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.3°F
4th Jan-Aug 1949 +3.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.9°F
6th Jan-Aug 2002 +2.6°F
7th Jan-Aug 1933 +2.4°F
8th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.2°F
9th Jan-Aug 1938 +2.1°F
10th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.0°F

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RHODE ISLAND
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +6.5°F
2nd Spring 2012 +6.4°F
  Spring 2010 +6.4°F
4th Winter 1936/37 +5.7°F
5th Winter 2011/12 +5.1°F
6th Winter 1931/32 +5.0°F
7th Winter 1948/49 +4.8°F
8th Winter 1932/33 +4.6°F
  Winter 1997/98 +4.6°F
10th Winter 1952/53 +4.5°F
RHODE ISLAND
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2010 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1949 +3.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1998 +3.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1999 +3.3°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +3.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.5°F
10th Jan-Aug 2008 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1953 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 1937 +2.3°F

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SOUTH CAROLINA
Summer 2012 anomaly: -0.1°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +7.9°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.3°F
3rd Winter 1956/57 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1949/50 +5.6°F
5th Autumn 1919 +4.5°F
6th Spring 1908 +4.4°F
  Spring 2012 +4.4°F
8th Winter 1973/74 +4.3°F
9th Winter 1908/09 +4.2°F
10th Winter 1912/13 +4.1°F
SOUTH CAROLINA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1990 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 2012 +2.3°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1952 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1949 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1932 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1911 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1925 +1.9°F
8th Jan-Aug 1953 +1.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1913 +1.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1939 +1.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +1.7°F

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SOUTH DAKOTA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +3.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1930/31 +9.7°F
  Winter 1991/92 +9.7°F
3rd Winter 1986/87 +9.6°F
4th Winter 1999/00 +8.2°F
5th Winter 1982/83 +8.0°F
6th Winter 1997/98 +7.9°F
7th Spring 2012 +7.8°F
8th Winter 2001/02 +7.5°F
9th Winter 2011/12 +7.3°F
10th Summer 1936 +7.0°F
SOUTH DAKOTA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +6.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +4.9°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2006 +4.8°F
4th Jan-Aug 1987 +4.7°F
5th Jan-Aug 1931 +4.5°F
6th Jan-Aug 1921 +3.9°F
7th Jan-Aug 1981 +3.5°F
8th Jan-Aug 2000 +3.3°F
9th Jan-Aug 1976 +3.2°F
10th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.9°F

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TENNESSEE
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.6°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +6.3°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +5.7°F
  Spring 2012 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1956/57 +5.4°F
6th Winter 1948/49 +5.2°F
7th Winter 1951/52 +4.7°F
8th Winter 1936/37 +4.0°F
  Winter 1998/99 +4.0°F
10th Spring 1908 +3.9°F
TENNESSEE
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +3.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +3.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1952 +2.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1938 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1932 +2.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1925 +2.2°F
8th Jan-Aug 1954 +2.1°F
9th Jan-Aug 1911 +1.9°F
10th Jan-Aug 1949 +1.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1944 +1.7°F

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TEXAS
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.7°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Summer 2011 +5.3°F
2nd Winter 1906/07 +5.1°F
3rd Winter 1951/52 +4.6°F
4th Autumn 1931 +4.5°F
  Spring 2012 +4.5°F
6th Winter 1910/11 +4.4°F
7th Spring 2006 +4.3°F
8th Winter 1999/00 +4.1°F
9th Winter 1922/23 +4.0°F
10th Winter 1949/50 +3.9°F
TEXAS
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2011 +3.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +2.9°F
  Jan-Aug 2000 +2.9°F
4th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.8°F
5th Jan-Aug 1911 +2.6°F
6th Jan-Aug 1925 +2.4°F
7th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1927 +2.0°F
9th Jan-Aug 1999 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1998 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +1.9°F

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UTAH
Summer 2012 anomaly: +3.7°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +6.4°F
2nd Winter 1933/34 +6.0°F
3rd Winter 1980/81 +5.8°F
4th Winter 1906/07 +5.7°F
5th Winter 1999/00 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1994/95 +5.5°F
7th Spring 1992 +5.3°F
8th Summer 2007 +5.0°F
9th Winter 1995/96 +4.7°F
  Winter 2004/05 +4.7°F
UTAH
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2000 +4.7°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +4.4°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2012 +4.1°F
4th Jan-Aug 2003 +3.7°F
5th Jan-Aug 1986 +3.6°F
6th Jan-Aug 1994 +3.5°F
7th Jan-Aug 2007 +3.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.9°F
9th Jan-Aug 1996 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2001 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1981 +2.8°F

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VERMONT
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +8.2°F
2nd Winter 1932/33 +7.4°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +6.4°F
  Winter 1936/37 +6.4°F
5th Winter 1948/49 +6.2°F
6th Winter 1952/53 +6.1°F
7th Spring 2012 +5.9°F
8th Spring 2010 +5.8°F
9th Winter 1931/32 +5.6°F
  Winter 1997/98 +5.6°F
VERMONT
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.6°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2010 +4.0°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1949 +3.9°F
4th Jan-Aug 1998 +3.4°F
5th Jan-Aug 1953 +3.2°F
6th Jan-Aug 1973 +3.0°F
7th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1937 +2.6°F
10th Jan-Aug 1933 +2.5°F

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VIRGINIA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.5°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +5.8°F
4th Spring 2012 +4.9°F
5th Autumn 1931 +4.7°F
6th Winter 1956/57 +4.6°F
7th Winter 2001/02 +4.4°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +4.2°F
9th Autumn 1900 +4.0°F
10th Winter 1990/91 +3.9°F
  Spring 1921 +3.9°F
VIRGINIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +3.3°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1953 +2.7°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1990 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1991 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1949 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.4°F
7th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1932 +2.1°F
9th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.0°F

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WASHINGTON
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +5.6°F
2nd Winter 1957/58 +5.3°F
3rd Winter 1991/92 +5.2°F
  Spring 1934 +5.2°F
5th Winter 1966/67 +4.8°F
6th Winter 1925/26 +4.7°F
7th Winter 2002/03 +4.5°F
8th Winter 1980/81 +4.4°F
  Winter 1895/96 +4.4°F
10th Spring 1992 +4.3°F
WASHINGTON
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1992 +4.1°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +3.7°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1958 +3.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 1926 +3.1°F
5th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.8°F
6th Jan-Aug 2004 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 2003 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1994 +2.6°F
9th Jan-Aug 1941 +2.5°F
10th Jan-Aug 1961 +2.3°F

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WEST VIRGINIA
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.9°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.7°F
2nd Winter 1948/49 +6.7°F
3rd Winter 1949/50 +6.4°F
4th Spring 2012 +5.4°F
5th Autumn 1931 +4.8°F
6th Winter 2001/02 +4.7°F
  Winter 1936/37 +4.7°F
8th Autumn 1900 +4.6°F
9th Spring 1921 +4.5°F
10th Winter 1997/98 +4.4°F
WEST VIRGINIA
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +3.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1949 +3.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +3.0°F
4th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.2°F
6th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.1°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +2.1°F
8th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1939 +2.0°F
10th Jan-Aug 1990 +1.9°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +1.9°F

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WISCONSIN
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1997/98 +9.7°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +9.6°F
3rd Spring 2012 +7.7°F
4th Winter 2011/12 +7.6°F
5th Winter 1930/31 +7.2°F
6th Spring 1977 +7.1°F
  Winter 1982/83 +7.1°F
8th Winter 1931/32 +6.8°F
  Winter 1986/87 +6.8°F
10th Autumn 1931 +6.0°F
  Winter 1991/92 +6.0°F
  Spring 2010 +6.0°F
WISCONSIN
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +6.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1987 +4.8°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1921 +4.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1998 +4.4°F
5th Jan-Aug 2006 +3.8°F
6th Jan-Aug 2010 +3.6°F
7th Jan-Aug 1931 +3.5°F
8th Jan-Aug 1999 +2.7°F
9th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.5°F
10th Jan-Aug 1990 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 2000 +2.3°F

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WYOMING
Summer 2012 anomaly: +4.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +7.2°F
2nd Winter 1980/81 +6.9°F
3rd Spring 1992 +6.2°F
  Spring 2012 +6.2°F
5th Spring 1934 +5.9°F
6th Autumn 1963 +5.4°F
  Winter 1999/00 +5.4°F
8th Winter 1953/54 +5.2°F
9th Summer 2012 +4.8°F
10th Winter 1957/58 +4.7°F
  Summer 1988 +4.7°F
WYOMING
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +4.4°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2000 +3.7°F
4th Jan-Aug 1986 +3.4°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +3.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1981 +3.2°F
7th Jan-Aug 1992 +3.1°F
8th Jan-Aug 2007 +3.0°F
9th Jan-Aug 2003 +2.9°F
10th Jan-Aug 1994 +2.7°F

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NORTHEAST U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.9°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 2001/02 +7.3°F
2nd Winter 1931/32 +6.5°F
3rd Winter 2011/12 +5.8°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +5.7°F
5th Spring 2012 +5.6°F
6th Winter 1932/33 +5.4°F
7th Winter 1952/53 +5.2°F
  Spring 2010 +5.2°F
9th Winter 1948/49 +5.1°F
  Winter 1936/37 +5.1°F
NORTHEAST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1998 +3.3°F
  Jan-Aug 2010 +3.3°F
4th Jan-Aug 1949 +3.2°F
5th Jan-Aug 1921 +3.0°F
6th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.6°F
7th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 2002 +2.5°F
9th Jan-Aug 2006 +2.4°F
10th Jan-Aug 1933 +2.2°F

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EAST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.6°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1997/98 +9.1°F
2nd Winter 2001/02 +9.0°F
3rd Spring 2012 +7.8°F
  Winter 2011/12 +7.8°F
5th Winter 1930/31 +7.4°F
  Winter 1986/87 +7.4°F
7th Spring 1977 +7.1°F
8th Winter 1982/83 +6.7°F
9th Winter 1991/92 +6.5°F
10th Winter 1931/32 +6.1°F
EAST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.9°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1987 +5.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1921 +4.4°F
4th Jan-Aug 1998 +4.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 2006 +3.9°F
6th Jan-Aug 1931 +3.3°F
7th Jan-Aug 2010 +2.9°F
8th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.8°F
9th Jan-Aug 1999 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 2000 +2.5°F

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CENTRAL U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.8°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.5°F
2nd Spring 2012 +7.0°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +5.7°F
4th Winter 1997/98 +5.0°F
  Winter 1949/50 +5.0°F
6th Winter 2001/02 +4.9°F
7th Spring 1977 +4.8°F
8th Winter 2011/12 +4.6°F
9th Winter 1991/92 +4.4°F
10th Spring 1991 +4.3°F
  Summer 1934 +4.3°F
  Summer 1936 +4.3°F
CENTRAL U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +4.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1921 +3.7°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1938 +2.6°F
4th Jan-Aug 1991 +2.5°F
5th Jan-Aug 1998 +2.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 1952 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +2.2°F
10th Jan-Aug 1932 +2.0°F

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SOUTHEAST U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +0.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1931/32 +8.3°F
2nd Winter 1949/50 +6.1°F
3rd Winter 1948/49 +6.0°F
4th Winter 1956/57 +5.4°F
5th Winter 1936/37 +4.2°F
6th Spring 2012 +4.1°F
7th Winter 1926/27 +3.9°F
8th Autumn 1919 +3.8°F
  Winter 1951/52 +3.8°F
  Winter 1932/33 +3.8°F
SOUTHEAST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +2.4°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1990 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1932 +2.0°F
4th Jan-Aug 1949 +1.9°F
5th Jan-Aug 1952 +1.8°F
6th Jan-Aug 1953 +1.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1991 +1.7°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +1.7°F
9th Jan-Aug 1925 +1.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1938 +1.6°F

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WEST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +3.4°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1991/92 +8.2°F
2nd Winter 1930/31 +7.2°F
3rd Winter 1986/87 +7.0°F
4th Winter 1999/00 +6.9°F
5th Spring 2012 +6.4°F
  Winter 1982/83 +6.4°F
7th Winter 1980/81 +6.2°F
8th Winter 1997/98 +5.9°F
9th Spring 1910 +5.7°F
  Winter 2011/12 +5.7°F
WEST NORTH CENTRAL U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +5.2°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1934 +4.6°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2006 +4.3°F
4th Jan-Aug 1987 +3.8°F
5th Jan-Aug 1931 +3.4°F
  Jan-Aug 2000 +3.4°F
7th Jan-Aug 1981 +3.3°F
8th Jan-Aug 1986 +3.2°F
9th Jan-Aug 1992 +2.9°F
10th Jan-Aug 1988 +2.8°F

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SOUTH U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.7°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 2012 +5.5°F
2nd Summer 2011 +5.0°F
3rd Autumn 1931 +4.7°F
4th Winter 1951/52 +4.4°F
5th Winter 1906/07 +4.3°F
6th Winter 1931/32 +4.2°F
7th Winter 1999/00 +4.0°F
8th Winter 1949/50 +3.9°F
  Winter 1998/99 +3.9°F
10th Summer 1934 +3.7°F
  Spring 2006 +3.7°F
SOUTH U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2012 +3.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2006 +2.7°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2000 +2.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 2011 +2.4°F
  Jan-Aug 1911 +2.4°F
6th Jan-Aug 1925 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +2.2°F
8th Jan-Aug 1934 +2.1°F
9th Jan-Aug 1953 +2.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1921 +2.0°F

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SOUTHWEST U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +3.3°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +5.1°F
2nd Winter 1980/81 +5.0°F
3rd Winter 1906/07 +4.7°F
4th Spring 1989 +4.6°F
5th Winter 1933/34 +4.4°F
6th Spring 2012 +4.3°F
7th Winter 1994/95 +4.2°F
  Winter 1999/00 +4.2°F
9th Spring 2004 +4.1°F
  Spring 2000 +4.1°F
SOUTHWEST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 2000 +4.0°F
2nd Jan-Aug 2012 +3.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1934 +3.5°F
4th Jan-Aug 2003 +3.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 2006 +2.8°F
7th Jan-Aug 1996 +2.6°F
8th Jan-Aug 1994 +2.4°F
9th Jan-Aug 2002 +2.3°F
10th Jan-Aug 1900 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1954 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 1981 +2.2°F

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NORTHWEST U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +1.2°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Winter 1933/34 +6.9°F
2nd Spring 1934 +6.5°F
3rd Spring 1992 +5.3°F
4th Winter 2002/03 +4.8°F
5th Winter 1991/92 +4.7°F
6th Spring 1910 +4.4°F
7th Winter 1957/58 +4.2°F
8th Winter 1980/81 +4.1°F
9th Winter 1952/53 +4.0°F
10th Winter 1917/18 +3.9°F
NORTHWEST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +4.5°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1992 +4.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 2003 +3.0°F
  Jan-Aug 1926 +3.0°F
5th Jan-Aug 1994 +2.6°F
6th Jan-Aug 1986 +2.5°F
  Jan-Aug 1940 +2.5°F
8th Jan-Aug 1961 +2.4°F
9th Jan-Aug 1958 +2.3°F
10th Jan-Aug 1925 +2.2°F

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WEST U.S.
Summer 2012 anomaly: +2.1°F
Top 10 seasonal temperature anomalies
1st Spring 1934 +6.3°F
2nd Spring 1992 +4.8°F
3rd Spring 1926 +4.4°F
4th Spring 2004 +4.2°F
5th Winter 1980/81 +4.1°F
6th Winter 1985/86 +3.9°F
  Spring 1997 +3.9°F
8th Spring 1910 +3.7°F
  Winter 1995/96 +3.7°F
10th Winter 1979/80 +3.5°F
  Autumn 1995 +3.5°F
  Winter 1933/34 +3.5°F
WEST U.S.
118-year record (1895-2012)
Ten warmest Jan-Aug periods
1st Jan-Aug 1934 +3.4°F
2nd Jan-Aug 1986 +3.1°F
3rd Jan-Aug 1996 +2.8°F
  Jan-Aug 1926 +2.8°F
5th Jan-Aug 2000 +2.6°F
  Jan-Aug 1992 +2.6°F
7th Jan-Aug 1981 +2.5°F
8th Jan-Aug 2012 +2.3°F
  Jan-Aug 2003 +2.3°F
10th Jan-Aug 1931 +2.2°F
  Jan-Aug 2007 +2.2°F

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