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(CNN) - Fall is here! It's time for cozy sweaters and pumpkins and ... a record climate of more than 32 degrees Celsius across the United States!
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Yes, maybe those sweaters will have to wait.
Although technically it is autumn, parts of the USA. UU. It's feeling a historic heat. There are 162 possible record highs and 164 record warm minimums (also known as the lowest temperature that is warmer than usual) across the country from Tuesday to Thursday.
- This Wednesday, temperatures in Central Park in New York City could reach 32 degrees Celsius. According to the National Meteorological Service, there have been only five other times recorded when the area has seen temperatures of 32 degrees in October, and the last one was in 1941.
- In Atlanta, where it is not so unusual to see the heat of the summer go on, they are looking for a different type of record: currently, the record in Atlanta is 90 days at more than 32 degrees Celsius in a calendar year. If every day between Tuesday and Friday they reach the forecast of 32 degrees, it would be 91 days out of 90 in 2019. That is a new record heat level (the previous record was set in 2011).
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The National Meteorological Service says that the unusual heat of early season will dissipate by the end of the week and we will begin to feel a bit of that familiar fall cold.
While some areas have been hotter than coffee with pumpkin milk, Montana was buried with record snow over the weekend. Browning received 121.9 centimeters of snow and Great Falls reached a new September snow record of a day with 24.6 centimeters. The weather is weird.
Non-seasonal heat is part of a broader pattern of - you guessed it - climate change. Changes in temperature patterns around the world fueled several dangerous summer heat waves that broke records in Europe and the United States. Another heat wave spread from the Sahara to Greenland, where high temperatures threatened the second largest ice sheet in the world.