It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Global Warming

The end of the year is in sight, and so is yet another heat record.

December 21, 2015

Climate CentralIllustrated by: Climate Central

Based on the latest five-day forecast, it’s looking like we East Coasters will have to just keep dreaming of a white Christmas. New York City will be in the 70s on the 24th, and on Christmas Day itself you may want to swap that reindeer sweater for a jingle-belled tee. 

This disturbingly balmy December is in keeping with 2015s thermostat theme: ever upward. Last week, NOAA released its weather records for November, declaring it the seventh consecutive month to break a monthly global temperature average. The U.K.’s Met Office is already predicting that 2016 will steal this year’s pending title of hottest on record. White Christmases may remain the ones we used to know.

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