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May 2022 was hotter and wetter than average

May 2022 was hotter and wetter than average

Climate change is already making Philadelphia hotter and wetter.

Monthly temperatures are trending hotter and wetter in line with climate change, and this past month was no exception.

May was hotter and wetter than normal. The average temperature of 67.5°F was 3.2° above normal. Since 1970, Mays in Philadelphia are getting hotter by an average of 2.4°.

There was also more precipitation than average. There were 4.16 inches, which was 125% of the average amount.

May 2022 temperatures philadelphia

Photo by Trev Adams

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Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher
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