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August 2, 2012

BEST – USA 5 years averages fall off a cliff continued.

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Continuing from last post. Looking at BESTs TMAX data state by state I noticed that the last 5 years temperatures had fallen off a cliff. Cold!

South Dakota – The current 5 year period is 16th warmest! Wow.

1 1986 – 1991 1.32
2 2001 – 2006 1.23
3 1931 – 1936 0.81
4 1996 – 2001 0.69
5 1936 – 1941 0.52
6 1951 – 1956 0.38
7 1971 – 1976 0.29
8 1976 – 1981 0.25
9 1956 – 1961 0.15
10 1926 – 1931 0.15
11 1941 – 1946 0.1
12 1961 – 1966 0.05
13 1876 – 1881 0.01
14 1896 – 1901 0
15 1906 – 1911 -0.06
16 2006 – 2011 -0.16

Nebraska – 13th

1 2001 – 2006 1.14
2 1986 – 1991 0.89
3 1931 – 1936 0.84
4 1951 – 1956 0.77
5 1996 – 2001 0.66
6 1936 – 1941 0.6
7 1961 – 1966 0.16
8 1941 – 1946 0.14
9 1906 – 1911 0.14
10 1976 – 1981 0.13
11 1971 – 1976 0.04
12 1926 – 1931 -0.02
13 2006 – 2011 -0.04

Kansas – 9th

1 1951 – 1956 1.26
2 2001 – 2006 0.93
3 1931 – 1936 0.9
4 1996 – 2001 0.54
5 1986 – 1991 0.51
6 1936 – 1941 0.37
7 1961 – 1966 0.35
8 1906 – 1911 0.27

Oklahoma – 6th

1 1951 – 1956 1.28
2 1931 – 1936 0.57
3 2001 – 2006 0.54
4 1906 – 1911 0.43
5 1996 – 2001 0.42
6 2006 – 2011 0.39

Texas – 2nd (But look at the #1)

1 1951 – 1956 1.04
2 2006 – 2011 0.69
9 2006 – 2011 0.21

Minnesota – 4th

1 1986 – 1991 1.28
2 2001 – 2006 1.07
3 1996 – 2001 1.04
4 2006 – 2011 0.44

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  1. [...] continuation of the series on BEST’s TMAX data for USA states and the CONUS and the whole [...]

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