A snapshot of how 2012 stacks up against the five other warmest years ever recorded in the U.S.
You knew it was warm last month, but today itÃ¢Â€Â™s official: it wasnÃ¢Â€Â™t just warm; it was the warmest March ever recorded in the U.S.
A look at which states were hit hardest by extreme climate and weather events in 2011.
The average temperature in Moscow during June, July and August 2010 was significantly hotter than any year since 1950.
The average temperature in Moscow during July 2010 was significantly hotter than any year since 1950.
Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.
More countries have set new record high temperatures in 2010 than during any other year since instrumental records began.
By mid-century in New York, the sweltering heat of July 2010 may be thought of as cooler-than-average conditions, as more days above 90Ã‚Â°F routinely occur.