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Chart Shows 1936 Had The Most Hot Days On Record, Not 2015

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Andrew Follett Energy and Science Reporter

A new analysis of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) data published Friday shows 1936 had more days above 100 degrees Fahrenheit than any other year. Recent years don’t come close.
Source: HumanProgress.org

Source: HumanProgress.org

The chart was made using NOAA data from 982 stations aggregated by Dr. John R. Christy, a professor of atmospheric science and director of the earth system science center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

Since virtually the beginning of 2015, federal agencies like NOAA and NASA were predicting the year would be the warmest on record due to a naturally occuring El Nino’s, which heat the Pacific Ocean up.

Claims 2015 is the warmest year on record ignore satellite data, which shows 2015 only ranks as the third-warmest year on record.

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