In U.S. cities this week was found over a thousand temperature records

Because of the unusually warm weather in the outgoing week in the United States was established over a thousand temperature records for the different communities.

This was announced on Saturday, the National Climatic Data Center in North Carolina.

Only on Friday there were 315 new absolute temperature records.

Despite the fact that most of the warm days of an unprecedented fall in the United States to the south and west coast of the continent, New York over the weekend enjoying not in the January warm weather — daytime temperatures reaching 16 degrees. Although up to the absolute record

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50-degree frosts extend their range to the north-east of Russia

In the Far East, Russia still frosty weather, and the temperature in many areas even lower than normal. Colder than usual, at 2-5 °, in the south of Khabarovsk Territory and the Primorye Territory. A significant negative temperature anomaly observed in the north-east — in the Kolyma and Chukotka its values reach 9-15 °, and the temperature at night drops to -47 … -52 °!

Severe frosts to -45 ° is observed in the north of Kamchatka.

Specialists Kamchatka meteorologist expect 6-8 January night frosts in Penzhina area (it borders the Magadan region and Chukotka Autonomous District) will

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Abnormal cold in Siberia could lead to disaster

Anomalous cold in western Siberia may stand for the whole February. Photo: RIA Novosti

Emergency Situations Minister Sergei Shoigu, warned that the situation in Siberia may lead to disastrous consequences in the spring due to abnormally cold weather, according to the channel "NTV".

Shoigu said some Siberian rivers already chilled to the bottom, which threatens large-scale floods in the spring. In Yakutia is the second wave came Arctic air masses, temperatures drop to -50 degrees. It is expected that on Sunday will warm up to -40. Schools are closed, students do not learn all the classes. Because of

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Weather in December in Belarus seriously deviated from the norm

Weather in Belarus in December seriously deviated from the norm, said at a news conference in Minsk, the Belarusian head of the Climate National Hydrometeorological Elena Komorowski.

In particular, she said, for a specified period of time the temperature was 5.3 grudusa above normal. As a result, the country still does not have the snow cover, but usually it was formed in November. And in general, she said, the year 2011 in the country was abnormally warm.

'"During the year, in most months (11 of 12), the air temperature exceeds normal. Positive air temperature anomalies observed in January,

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The new year has brought to Cuba by the first cold front

HAVANA, Jan 4 — RIA Novosti, Oleg Vyazmitinov. This year's first cold front came to Cuba immediately after the holidays, bringing strong winds, storm and night temperatures drop to unusual Cubans 11-13 degrees.

According to forecasters, dropped to 18 degrees and daytime temperatures — including the east, where even in January and February, the temperature rarely drops below 25-28 degrees.

Because of the strong sea winds and storms to improved weather conditions interrupted the sea to the island of Pines, where regular ferry. In some areas because of the storm banned to sail small boats.

Experts predict

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At the South Pole recorded temperature record

At the South Pole December 25, 2011 was recorded temperature record — in the U.S. Amundsen-Scott station, the air warmed up to minus 12.3 degrees Celsius. This was December 29 according to the website of the Antarctic Meteorological Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Previous temperature record lasted from December 27, 1978, when in the Amundsen-Scott station air warmed up to minus 13.6 degrees Celsius.

Amundsen-Scott Station at the geographic South Pole, was created in 1957. Regular measurements of air temperature are underway with the foundation station.

Also a record high for the area temperatures December 25, 2011 was, according to

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Do we wait for global warming?

Scientists project that in the future will increase the probability of temperature anomalies and extreme events — hurricanes, floods, floods and droughts.

Science can give a forecast for a maximum of two weeks. The truth seems to have all scientists agree that the Earth is global warming. And the fact that most in this year's "suffered" from anomalies Russia, few who have doubts. Thus, in the northern regions of Russia the average temperature above the norm as much as 4 degrees. That's a lot when you consider that the average temperature of the planet above the norm for

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Yakutia to celebrate New Year abnormal cold weather

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The air temperature in Yakutia in the New Year can fall below 55 degrees Celsius, said Thursday, RIA Novosti the national Department for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.

According to him, such frosts are expected in the north and east. They continue in the first half of January.

"Of course, such low temperatures are predicted at night. All this is accompanied by a thick fog, "- said the representative of management.

He added that the cold winter for Yakutia is not uncommon, even for one of the coldest

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The outgoing year is the 12th place in the climatic range

The average global land and ocean temperature on the preliminary results of 2011 to 0,08 ° C above the norm (1981-2000) and became the 12th in history.

Such data are the Japan Meteorological Agency. The largest positive anomalies were recorded in the high latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, while the most negative — in the central and eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean. In a long-time average global temperature has risen by 0,68 ° per century.

Scientists pointed out that 13 of the warmest years occurred in the last 15 years. In a short-time temperature drop in 2011 compared

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U.S. satellites show that the climate is changing

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For years, scientists have climatologists can not give a clear explanation of these apparent discrepancies about global warming: in the lower atmosphere temperature rises more slowly than predicted by the model, compared to how warm the surface. This discrepancy was the central argument of skeptics about global

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