The warmer the air, the more moisture it can hold. It's no wonder then that 2010, tied for the hottest year on record, was also the wettest:
Now that it's not just the temperature record showing a climate in crisis, but also the precipitation record, what should we expect next from the unlimited pollution crowd? Will Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli drag meteorologists into court, accusing them of falsifying their rain gauge records & demanding their emails?
Learn more about how the climate crisis is bringing more freak floods at NWF.org/ExtremeWeather.