Was 2015 a wet year?

Was 2015 a wet year?

Annual Stats. The statewide average temperature of 60.04°F makes 2015 the 11th-warmest year on record since 1895. The average precipitation of 58.50 inches ranks as the 8th-wettest year in that same period.

What was the average global temperature in 2016?

The average global temperature across land and ocean surface areas for 2016 was 0.94°C (1.69°F) above the 20th century average of 13.9°C (57.0°F), surpassing the previous record warmth of 2015 by 0.04°C (0.07°F).

What is a water year in California?

A water year is a 12 month period that extends from October 1st to September 30th. The water year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends. The current water year is 2022.

What is the hottest year in history?

The latest numbers follow the planet’s long-term warming trend. The average temperature in 2020 tied with that from 2016 to be the hottest year on record, according to NASA.

What was the average global temperature in 2015?

The global land temperature for 2015 was 1.33°C (2.39°F) above the 20th century average, surpassing the previous records of 2007 and 2010 by 0.25°C (0.45°F).

How fast is global warming increasing?

According to NOAA’s 2021 Annual Climate Report the combined land and ocean temperature has increased at an average rate of 0.14 degrees Fahrenheit ( 0.08 degrees Celsius) per decade since 1880; however, the average rate of increase since 1981 (0.18°C / 0.32°F) has been more than twice that rate.

What’s happened to the weather in 2015?

The first half of 2015 has featured some truly strange weather. Floods have hammered places in exceptional drought — some that are typically the driest in the world. We’ve seen feet of snow in a matter of weeks, as well as a stunning lack of snow with potentially dire consequences.

What was that haze over the Mid-Atlantic states in June 2015?

High-resolution satellite image from the NASA Terra satellite of smoke from Canadian wildfires over the Appalachians and Mid-Atlantic states on June 10, 2015. An extra pall of haze in parts of the Mid-Atlantic states one mid-June day wasn’t from a hot, smoggy day as you might expect that time of year.

Were there any severe thunderstorm and tornado watches in March 2015?

Map of all severe thunderstorm and tornado watches issued by the Storm Prediction Center from March 1-23, 2015. That’s right, there were none. This is a map of all the thunderstorm and tornado watches NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center posted in the U.S. from March 1 to March 24. Notice it’s blank? Yeah. That’s weird.

What was the weather like on Mother’s Day 2015?

Mother’s Day 2015 was a strange one, meteorologically. First, Tropical Storm Ana became the record earliest tropical or subtropical storm to make landfall on the U.S. Atlantic seaboard (neglecting a weird Groundhog Day 1952 Florida tropical storm ), according to Stu Ostro, senior meteorologist at The Weather Channel.