2012 Hottest Year Ever In U.S.

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirmed that 2012 was the hottest year ever recorded in the nation’s lower 48 states, a full degree Fahrenheit warmer than the previous high, set in 1998, and 3.3 degrees above the 20th-century average. What do you think?

“This is just another desperate ‘Look at me!’ from those National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration attention whores.”

Marcy Stoklos • Systems Analyst

“So what? The earth has gone through major temperature changes before with only minor mass extinctions.”

Jimmy Littleworth • Blade Aligner


“It’s weird that it coincided with the hottest year on record for Hot 105.5, the Twin Cities’ home for the hottest in today’s hip-hop.”

Russell Cole • Mule Driver