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2012 Was The Hottest Year On Record, And Here’s A Whole Slew Of Charts Proving We’re Screwed

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today that 2012 was the hottest year in American history, and they had the depressing maps to prove it.

1. Here’s A Map Showing All Of The Places In The United States That Broke Their Average Temperature Record To Prove That We’re Screwed

2. Here’s A Map Showing That Every State Was Above Normal Average Temperatures Or Set Records To Prove That We’re Screwed

3. Here’s A Map Showing 27 States Experiencing Below Normal Or Drought Level Precipitation To Prove That We’re Screwed

4. And Here’s A Chart Pointing Out Extreme Weather Patterns To Prove That We’re Super Screwed

5. So, To Reiterate…

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Gavon Laessig is a deputy news director and front page editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
 
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