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4/23/2012

Florida Warmer, Wetter Over Last 116 Years, Analysis Shows

Florida has gotten slightly warmer and a little wetter overall since standardized record keeping began in 1895. This is according to a state-by-state analysis by Christopher Burt, the weather historian for the private forecasting service Weather Underground.

“There are some surprises, but by and large the trend is certainly towards warmer and wetter conditions in most regions of the country,” he said.

The state has seen increases in precipitation of 4.4 percent over the long-term average, while temperatures have edged up just 0.4 degrees.

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