If you live in any part of the country that’s not the Bay Area, you’re probably experiencing some very hot temperatures. If you’ve said to yourself: “I can’t recall a time it’s been this hot in July,” you’re very astute. The U.S. has been setting heat records at a record pace.
In just five days, 942 records were broken and another 273 were tied. And this isn’t just a five-day abberation. June was just as bad, with 2,284 broken heat records and 998 ties:
In 2012 so far, says The Two Way, there have been 23,283 records. That’s up 71% over the same period last year. So grab your sunscreen: Tomorrow–and every foreseeable day in the future–might be the hottest day ever.