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2012 among hottest years on record for some Ohio cities



Published: Wed, January 2, 2013 @ 2:40 p.m.

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — It turns out 2012 was one of the hottest on record in several Ohio cities.

Thanks to an unusually warm spring followed by a hot summer, Cleveland and Columbus both had their highest average annual temperatures this past year. Both cities broke records set in 1998.

Columbus had an average temperature of 56 degrees in 2012.

Toledo, Cincinnati and Dayton all fell short of breaking their records. But it was still among the five hottest years those cities have posted.

State climatologist Jeffrey Rogers says more and more evidence points to climate change for the spiking temperatures. He tells The Columbus Dispatch that the state has had decades of rising temperatures since the 1960s.


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1Ytownnative(984 comments)posted 1 year, 3 months ago

I think it was hotter in 1202

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2Attis(829 comments)posted 1 year, 3 months ago

the mother earth frackers will help guarantee that 2013 will even be hotter...

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