Blog: Warmest Year On Record And Local Rain Chances.

It’s official.  According to recent reports from NOAA and NASA, 2016 was the warmest year on record (for the Earth) since record keeping began in the late 1800’s.  This makes 3 years in a row of record breaking temperatures.  El Nino had a big hand in the record warmth this year, but human influence is suggested to be the overall driver.  This year also saw a major warm spell in the Arctic.  That wasn’t the only hot spot.  Here is a map from NOAA showing the temperature percentiles for the year.  Look at how many regions had their record warmest…