[+/-] 1st Half of 2006 is warmest on record
The Earth, the Earth, the Earth is on fire:
The first half of the year was the warmest on record for the United States.We don't need no water let the mofo burn....
The government reported Friday that the average temperature for the 48 contiguous United States from January through June was 51.8 degrees Fahrenheit, or 3.4 degrees above average for the 20th century.
That made it the warmest such period since recordkeeping began in 1895