The combined global land and ocean average surface temperature was the warmest on record for January-April at 56.0°F (13.3°C), which is 1.24°F (0.69°C) above the 20th century average.Yet so far here in 2010 Memphis is a whopping 7.3 degrees below normal for the period January-April based on departures from normal:
- January = -2.8 F
- February = -7.5 F
- March = -0.9 F
- April = +3.9 F
Still, short term warming is warming, even if it's not climate, so expect the greens to make a big production of all this.