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Climate Nexus • 2 years ago

Summer of 2012 Is Hottest on Record For Many in U.S.- The books have closed on meteorological summer, which encompasses the June-through-August period, and the data that is starting to trickle in from the National Weather Service shows that tens of millions of Americans experienced their hottest summer on record.

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