• A La Niña winter is on the way for the US

    13 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / The global average temperature for September was a new record.
    September apparently wasn't feeling like doing anything unusual, so it ended up being the warmest September on record for the globe. That's been something of a trend this year, with each month landing in its respective top three. It has become increasingly clear that 2020 will likely be the second warmest year on record, if it isn't the first .
    Unlike in August, the contiguous US didn't set a record in September, though it was still above the 20th century average. A high-pressure ridge dominated over the West Coast...
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