| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:21 AM
January is normally the coldest month of the year – but not this time around.
Indeed, last month was one of the warmest Januarys on record, 4 to 6 degrees above normal, continuing an overall trend of this winter being warmer and drier than normal,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 11:12 AM
A record-warm spring, second-warmest summer, fourth-warmest winter and above-normal fall made 2012 the warmest year on record for the contiguous states, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
It was a foregone conclusion...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:53 AM
The average global temperature for 2012 was 10th warmest since record-keeping began in 1880, according to U.S. climate researchers.
The globe averaged about 58 degrees last year, 1.03 degrees above the 20th century average, according to the National...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
An atmospheric pattern known to send Arctic air rushing southward is looking more likely next week, according to forecasters who have been monitoring the phenomenon.
Around Jan. 21-25, colder-than-average temperatures are looking like a virtual...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 3:38 PM
November will end as the first colder-than-normal month in Baltimore since January 2011, according to National Weather Service data.
The month's average temperature will likely be more than 3 degrees below the typical 46.5 degrees. As of Wednesday,...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:20 PM
High temperatures nearly 20 degrees above normal are in the forecast Monday and Tuesday, before starting to fade on Wednesday and moving into more seasonable weather. Beyond that, forecasters looking at the long-range see hints of colder weather ahead....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:39 PM
A surge of warm southern air and some sunshine brought Baltimore's first 70-degree December day in six years Monday, two degrees shy of setting a record.
The mild weather is expected to continue until a cold front moves through early Wednesday,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:40 AM
March 2013 brought a chill to Maryland and much of the eastern U.S., but the global average temperature for the month was meanwhile 10th warmest on record, according to U.S. climate researchers.
Around here, March temperatures were about 3 degrees below...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 6:13 PM
Maryland skipped over spring and went straight to summer-like weather Tuesday, as a "Bermuda high" system more common to June or July created a chance for record-breaking heat on Wednesday.
Temperatures reached 85 degrees at Baltimore-Washington...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 11:01 AM
After a brief warm-up this weekend, chilly temperatures are expected to delay spring weather until about mid-April, according to climate forecasters. March is meanwhile all but assured to be more of a fourth month of winter than a first month of spring....
| Apr 4, 2013
| 8:41 AM
A recently published study led by U.S. government climate researchers predicts warming global temperatures will mean more moisture in the air, and thus heavier precipitation extremes.
The research, reported in the peer-reviewed academic journal...