The Hottest Summer Record in The U.S: Summer 2021

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Summer 2021 was the hottest in the 126 yearbooks. The average temperature was 74 degrees this year. Forecaster stated Dust bowl summer of 1936 narrowly combating by 0.01-degree Fahrenheit more minor than the Summer2021.  

The United States has been plagued by the summer of 2021. It has created another summer record after beating against the Dust Bowl summer of 1936, stated by Forecasters.

The U.S citizens have been enduring an average of 74 degrees Fahrenheit temperature for the last three months, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Idaho reported that June to August was the hottest summer on record, whereas 16 more states said one of their top five hottest summers on the form. Not a single state had under average temperature in this summer season.

Only Southern Plains and Deep South states reported near-average temperatures during the summer period, stated by NOAA.

In August, the U.S faced Hurricane Ida, several numbers of wildfires and devastating floods and rainfall for many states across the country. This month the temperature was 1.9 degrees above average, which has set it up the 14th warmest August on record.

Hurricane Ida formed landfall as a Category-4 hurricane almost Port Fourchon, Louisiana, with 150 mph continual winds. Around 1million residents and the entire New Orleans had to stay without power.

Grand Isle, Louisiana: 100% of homes were damaged, and approximately 40% were almost destroyed by a direct hit.

However, forecasters informed air quality is still a concern throughout the U.S due to western wildfires bringing ash and fire with air. On another side, the Dixie fire in north-central California was the second-largest in state’s record, said by the NOAA.

Four hottest summers have currently occurred since 2011. However, the summer of 2021 and 1936 was in lead place by ranking, from 2012, 2011 and 2020 centuries diary respectively.

Meanwhile, eight out of ten hottest summers were in that 21st century. The only two hottest summers were out of this box; these centuries were 1934 and 1936, according to NOAA.

Increasing temperatures have been a concern in the summer of ecological crises throughout the West.

Global warming is the reason for creating such heatwaves and other utmost weather events, this summer was an instance of what could be more dangerous in the upcoming years, according to the climate scientist.

The Hottest Summer Record in The U.S: Summer 2021
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In Washington, a Yards Park boy cools down in a waterfall as a heatwave hits the country. NOAA reported other utmost events that hampered the country in August, including terrible floods from Tropical Storm Fred, which hit Western North California.

Flash flooding snatched the lives of at least 22 people in Tennessee. Dried conditions in the Western part of the U.S have also fired a disastrous wildfire season.

The Dixie Fire got the second-largest record in the state’s diary, whereas the Caldor fire compelled thousands to flee from South Lake Tahoe from the late August history.

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