Weather InfoPorn: 2006 Hottest Year Ever for U.S.

According to just-released data from the NCDC, 2006 wasn’t the third-warmest year in U.S. history, as expected. Instead it was the warmest year since such records have been kept:

And then you can look at related data by area:


  1. Man is that NOAA site beautifully designed and presented or what? Great typography design.
    Ken Schmidt at has got sublime CSS skillz!
    Lovely minimalism.