Today's news that the world has had higher-than-average temps now for 332 consecutives months means that my son, age 25, in his entire life, has NEVER been around for a cooler-than-normal global month. Here's hoping that changes--before he's my age. If it takes that long, I guess he will not be living in L.A. but far in the interior as the ocean covers the coast.
Yes, the red and pink at left shows where it's been warmer this year. Sarah Palin, on the coast of Alaska, may have lucked out.