The new normal: interactive timeline of 2012’s extreme weather

Hat tip Think Progress,  an interactive time line of extreme events.

Click on the following link – just brilliant:

So how bad has it really been? Below we have put together a timeline of extreme climate and weather events in 2012. We have by no means attempted to be comprehensive in listing events, but have aimed to include some of the most significant occurrences this year. Please let us know through the comment section if we are missing some, as we plan to update the timeline periodically.

However it is missing quite a few events which I’ve listed under “The new normal” series:

Because all these record-breaking extremes are just that – the new normal.

Welcome to the rest of our lives.

4 thoughts on “The new normal: interactive timeline of 2012’s extreme weather

  1. handjive says:

    Don’t forget this bit of good climate news:

    Australia will be officially drought-free for the first time in more than a decade from Monday.

    http://www.theage.com.au/environment/weather/its-official-australia-no-longer-in-drought-20120427-1xpsp.html

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