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Amid record global warmth, Baltimore on pace for coldest year in at least a decade
Amid record global warmth, Baltimore on pace for coldest year in at least a decade

Though the globe is expected to have its warmest year on record, in Baltimore, 2014 is pacing to be the coldest year since at least 2003, if not 1996. Through November, the average temperature at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is about 55 degrees, about two degrees colder than normal. A two-degree difference is significant when you're talking about an average spread across 11 months. That average ranks as the eighth-coldest for January through November since record-keeping began in 1871. (The records were kept at the U.S. Customs House in downtown Baltimore until the point of record moved to BWI, then known as Friendship Airport, in 1950.) The last...

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