Last month was the hottest month in the continental U.S. since the late 19th century, which book-ended the warmest 52-week period in the 48 states, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Bloomberg reports the federal division noted the average temperature from August of last year to this past July was 56.1 degrees, 0.07… Read more.
The weather phenomenon hovering in the Pacific Ocean and wreaking havoc on crops throughout the world is likely to dissipate this spring, according to the U.S. Climate Prediction Center. Bloomberg reports La Niña, which cools weather throughout the globe, will continue influencing temperatures in the U.S. and rainfall through April, according to the arm of… Read more.
Those who plan to invest in energy futures in the coming weeks may be interested to know that the U.S. government is calling for an “active to extremely active” Atlantic hurricane season in 2010. This is potentially important because large storms, particularly those that affect states situated on the Gulf of Mexico, tend to disrupt… Read more.