“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.”
- Upton Sinclair
On March 27, 1910 almost two thirds of USHCN stations were over 70 degrees, and nearly half were over 80 degrees. Harrisburg, Illinois reached 90 degrees.
Experts say that 2016 was the hottest year ever, with less than 20% of US stations over 70F on March 27 and almost none over 80F.
During the heatwave of March, 1910 Harrisburg, Illinois reached 90 degrees three times. Their warmest temperature this month was 77 degrees.
The four warmest March 27ths in the US were 1910, 1945, 1946 and 1905. On March 27, 1950 Rio Grande City, Texas was 107 degrees.
Experts say that spring is arriving earlier in the US, because they are paid to lie.