2/27/2019 update, "Dear phys.org, Those of us living in Wisconsin know where winter is. Best, Retiring Guy", starts here.
The evidence is piled high everywhere here.
Photo by Retiring Guy
Retiring Guy's younger son lives in southern Germany. During our video chat on Sunday, he happily described the "shorts weather" they're currently experiencing.
Here's what going on there today.
On our way to more of the same?
Original 2/2/2019 post, "Record heat scorches Australia in January 2019", starts here.
'Unprecedented': Australia Just Recorded Its Hottest Month on Record in January. (Weather.com, 1/31/2019)
'Dome of hot air': Australia blows away heat records. (Sydney Morning Herald, 2/2/2019)
Record Australian heat shows soaring cost of climate change. (CBC, 2/1/2019)
Australia, scorched. (1/16/2019)
2018: Hottest year ever for Australian state of New South Wales. (1/11/2019)
Sea surface temperatures around New Zealand hottest ever in 2018, further threatening marine life. (1/11/2019)
GET ME REWRITE: Prague experiences hottest year on record for third time this decade. (1/6/2019)
Climate change as a matter of fact: Red-hot summer of record heat in Europe. (8/18/2018)
UPDATE: July 2018 is hottest month ever in California. (8/18/2018)