Earth has warmest winter

March 18, 2015 6:40 PM

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The unbelievable amount of snow dumped on Boston might make people think the planet is on the verge of winters out of Game of Thrones, but, in fact, this winter was the warmest on record for the Northern Hemisphere, which houses 90 percent of the Earth's population. The Southern Hemisphere had its fourth warmest summer.

January and February were record-breakers for above the Equator, and February was the second warmest on record. NASA's Goddard Space Center in Maryland dubbed December and January the second warmest on record in a separate study.

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