Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Making Fox News-Inspired Jokes About Climate Change? Consider Australia

Report Blames Climate Change for Extremes in Australia. (The New York Times, 3/4/2013)

What's been goin' on?
123 new weather records set in a 90-day period.
  • Hottest summer on record
  • Hottest day 
  • Hottest seven consecutive days

Australia has been keeping weather records for 102 years.  Of the 21 days that the continent of Australia has averaged a high of 102 degrees, 8 of them occurred in 2013.

102 years  = 37,320 days.

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