Earth News: USA
Global Climate Report
March 15, 2007
GLOBAL DECEMBER-FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE WARMEST ON RECORD
The December 2006-February 2007 winter season temperature was marked by periods of unusually warm and cold conditions in the U.S.
according to scientists at NOAA's National Climatic Data Center in Asheville, N.C. Precipitation was above average in much of the center of the nation while large parts of the East, Southeast, and Southwest were drier than average. The global temperature was the warmest on record for the December-February three-month period.
Adapting to the damaging effects of climate change, plants are gradually moving to where temperatures are cooler, rainfall is greater, f...