February “was not just merely a below average month,” said Daniel Swain, a UCLA climate researcher. “It was, in a lot of places, a completely dry month, which is truly extraordinary.”
Driest February on record in California, and some record high temperatures--the climate crisis just feels so relentless
California Had Its Driest February on Record: This “was not just merely a below average month. It was, in a lot of places, a completely dry month, which is truly extraordinary" ~Daniel Swain, climate scientist &
February “was not just merely a below average month,” said Daniel Swain, a UCLA climate researcher. “It was, in a lot of places, a completely dry month, which is truly extraordinary.”
"The lack of moisture is coming at a time when the state needs more water not less—January & February weren’t just unusually dry they were also unusually warm" For example—Los Angeles International Airport hit 85°F on 2/27, breaking 83°F record set in 1992
February “was not just merely a below average month,” said Daniel Swain, a UCLA climate researcher. “It was, in a lot of places, a completely dry month, which is truly extraordinary.”
#WednesdayMorning Reading: #ClimateChange: “It was, in a lot of places, a completely dry month, which is truly extraordinary.” #California Had Its Driest February on Record. Here’s How Bad It Was.
This February was the driest on record for California, raising concerns over freshwater availability and increased wildfire risk for the state: via
#RT : RT : February “was not just merely a below average month,” said Daniel Swain, a UCLA climate researcher. “It was, in a lot of places, a completely dry month, which is truly extraordinary.”
How dry was it? Bone dry.
Not good for the outlook on California fires
Driest February on record. Many places with ZERO precipitation during the month. #ClimateChange
California Had Its Driest February on Record. Here's How Bad It Was. - The New York Times via