Summers are always hot. Here’s how we know climate change is making summer 2023 hotter. -USA Today

Posted on July 24, 2023

By Elizabeth Weise with USA Today

Summers are always hot. But this summer is different in some profound ways.

Record-breaking temperatures are hitting multiple cities. Phoenix recorded an unprecedented nineteen consecutive days over 110 degrees. Death Valley reached 128 on SundayRecords are falling everywhere.

It’s not your imagination: This is not a typical summer.

The extreme temperatures being recorded this summer are the result of the combination of natural variations within the climate system and human-caused climate change, with a hefty serving of El Niño thrown in.

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Is climate change to blame for summer 2023’s record heat? Yes. (usatoday.com)

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