July Was Hottest Month Ever In U.S.

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•32 Aug 10, 2012

With an average temperature of 77.6 degrees throughout the contiguous United States, last month was officially the nation’s hottest on record, breaking the previous all-time high set in July 1936 during the height of the Dust Bowl. What do you think?

  • “Are we sure this isn’t just part of the earth’s natural cycle of heating up to unprecedented levels?”

    Luis Massalas –
    Microfilm Processor

  • “If we’re able to keep shattering records like this, there’s no telling what our society can achieve.”

    Debbie Silvestri –
    Ornamental Metal Worker

  • “Good, there’s a massive polar ice cap blocking my driveway, and I can’t wait until it melts.”

    Chase Villard –
    Jeweler