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Least Extreme Summer On Record In The US

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The summer of 2018 has (so far) brought the smallest number of daily record temperatures and the smallest number of all-time record maximum temperatures in the US.

Number Of Summer Record Daily temps

Number Of All Time Station Record Maximums

The number of record daily precipitation events has been trending downwards and is twelfth smallest in the last fifty years.

Number Of Summer Record Daily Precipitation


The number of tornadoes in 2018 has been second smallest on record.

tornado graph NOAA

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And there have been no US hurricane strikes. By this date in 1886, the US had already been hit by four hurricanes and was about to be hit by a fifth.

1886 hurricane season

1886 Atlantic hurricane season summary map – 1886 Atlantic hurricane season – Wikipedia

The Ministry of Truth, of course, reports the exact opposite.

extreme weather headlines aug 6-7 2018

Newsweek says “Mother Nature has gone bad”

newsweek extreme weather 2018

Extreme Weather? Mother Nature Has Gone Mad

Here is the same story from 1955. They blamed it on atom bombs and airplanes.

arizona republic extreme weather 1955

21 Sep 1955, Page 6 – Arizona Republic at

They used to blame extreme weather on global cooling, but now they blame imaginary extreme weather on global warming.

newsweek ice age 1975

Full page fax print

time ice age 1974

TIME Magazine Archive Article — Another Ice Age? — Jun. 24, 1974

Read more at Real Climate Science

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