Analysis – The Nation Is Immersed In Its Warmest Period In Recorded History

Year to date (through April 17) temperature difference from normal (1985-2014) over Lower 48.Source: MSN.com U.S. temperature rankings over the last 12, 24, 36, 48 and 60 months.   Start of Spring Anomaly based on index of early-leafing plants as of Feb. 15, 2017.     Temperature difference from normal analyzed by the GFS model Christmas Eve morning in 2015.   The U.S. is enduring a stretch of