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The statement from NOAA is simple enough;

“The average May temperature across the contiguous U.S. was 65.4 degrees F, 5.2 degrees above average, making it the warmest May in the 124-year record, according to scientists at NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental Information.”

So, yes. If it felt warm, or maybe even a little hot, that’s because it was. Temperatures are climbing. Climates are changing. There’s no reason to expect those trends to stop.

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