March set another climate record

March 2017 was the second warmest March in 137 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York. Last month was 1.12 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean March temperature from 1951-1980. The two top March temperature anomalies have occurred during the past two years. March 2016 was the hottest on record, at 1.27 degrees Celsius warmer than the March mean temperature. March 2017’s temperature was 0.15 degrees Celsius cooler than March 2016, but 0.2 degrees Celsius warmer than any previous March. Global map…

Fort Wayne’s last spring freeze happening earlier and earlier

Climate statistics compiled by our colleagues at Climate Central , using data from the Applied Climate Information System, reveal that the trend of the last springtime freeze across the Summit City has been to occur earlier and earlier in the year.