Last year, the New York Times said summers are getting hotter, and hot summers didn’t happen in the 1950’s.
Extraordinarily hot summers — the kind that were virtually unheard-of in the 1950s — have become commonplace.
There has been no trend in New York summer maximum temperatures over the past 80 years.
The frequency of 95 degree (35C) days in New York peaked in 1955, when they had sixteen 95 degree days. Last year (when the article was written) New York had no 95 degree days. This year they had two days over 95 degrees.
Across the US, summer temperatures are plummeting, with the 1950’s being the second hottest decade after the 1930’s.
This seems to be the New York Times standard of journalism – to simply lie about everything.