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Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Wed Jan 22, 2014 09:26 AM CST

Following is the national summary of NOAA's 2013 State of the Climate report. The annual temperature last year was the coolest since 2009, but was still slightly above the 20th century average. And, precipitation extremes on either the wet or dry side were numerous.

The full report including graphics is here: http://1.usa.gov/…

Bryce

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In 2013, the contiguous United States (CONUS) average temperature of 52.4 degrees Fahrenheit was 0.3 deg F above the 20th century average, and tied with 1980 as the 37th warmest year in the 119-year period of record. The 2013 annual temperature marked the coolest ...

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