Gallery: Central Park Records the Warmest February in History, Second W...

Last month was the warmest February in Central Park on recorded history, clocking in at 40.9 degrees Fahrenheit on average. The last three months have averaged out to give way to the second warmest winter on record, behind only the 2001-2002 winter record. By comparison, the coldest February in Central Park recorded history — they started keeping records in 1870 — was in 1934 when temperatures averaged out at 19.9 degrees Fahrenheit. With a little over 20 degrees in change, this is a climatological contrast if we’ve ever seen one.

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