What major weather event happened in 2012?
Plains/East/Northeast Severe Weather (“Derecho”) — June 29–July 2 2012. Hurricane Isaac — August 26–31 2012. Western Wildfires — Summer–Fall, 2012. Hurricane Sandy — October 29–31 2012.
What weather event happened in 2011?
April 2011 now ranks as the most active tornado month on record with 753 tornadoes, beating the previous record of 542 tornadoes set in May 2003. NOAA has put the total number of April tornado-related fatalities at 364. The most intense tornadoes flattened some communities.
What was the summer of 2011 like?
Summer 2011 brought many stories of extremes in weather, and also weather disasters. We have seen extensive drought and wildfires in Texas, massive flooding across New England, an active Atlantic hurricane season, and strong snowstorms in the Southern Hemisphere.
What was the weather like in the summer of 2012?
The warm and dry spring of 2012 became the hot and dry summer of 2012. Temperatures in June and July were well above normal, with monthly temperatures in July averaging 4 to 5 degrees above normal. High temperatures reached 90 or above on dozens of days.
What historical events happened in the year 2012?
Historical Events for the Year 2012. 1st January » A Moldovan civilian is 2012 Moldova security zone incident or fatally wounded by a Russian peacekeeper in the Transnistrian security zone, leading to demonstrations against Russia. 7th January » A hot air balloon 2012 Carterton hot air balloon crash e.g crashes near Carterton, New Zealand,
Why was 2012 such a strange year for weather?
From the year’s most potent tornado outbreaks happening in winter, to record-smashing March warmth, to a winter storm just one week after what may be the costliest storm on record to hit the Northeast, 2012 was an odd year for U.S. weather. An overarching theme to this strange weather year was record warmth.
What caused the severe weather on April 3 2012?
Meteorologists expected some severe weather on April 3, 2012. A mid-to-upper level low pressure system was centered in New Mexico, pulling warm and moist air from the Gulf of Mexico into northeastern Texas.