Scientists tell us that the global average temperatures over land have warmed 1.4 degree F since 1880. But how have temperatures changed here in the US, in my state, in my congressional district? This site compares the global warming with temperature trends at local levels. Find your state …

Comments on 2015: Washington, Oregon and Florida experienced record average temperatures and California's state average temperature was just shy of last years record. Global mean temperatures from weather stations on land also hit a record high in 2015. The ocean continued its steady absorption of heat energy. The ocean heat content is a fundamental indicator of global warming since it absorbs ~90% of the heat energy trapped by greeenhouse gases. The remaining 10% of heat energy is absorbed by glaciers and sea ice (6%) and the atmosphere (4%). Jan 23, 2016