ClimateCentralAs the year comes to a close, a new report by Climate Central reveals 2012 as the hottest on record in the United States.  The report also predicts that the average temperature for 2012 will exceed the previous record (set in 1998) by more than one degree Fahrenheit.  Climate Central used data from the 118 years of temperature records through December 10th to complete the analysis.  Check out the full report for more information about their research.

Download the full report (pdf).