It was also the dullest since 1909 and the coldest since 1991.
British Columbia? NO Great Britain!
Obviously we are not alone in unusual weather patterns but we were told that with Climate Change we must expect the unexpected and extreme.
More proof from the U.S.:
Twenty-six states had May temperatures ranking among their ten warmest. Only Oregon and Washington had spring temperatures (March-May) near normal.
Midwest were wetter than average and the Northwest was the only area that hasn't experienced warmer than average temperatures.
Ongoing drought, combined with windy conditions, created ideal wildfire conditions across the Southwest, and led to largest wildfire on record for the state of New Mexico.
37.4 percent of the contiguous U.S. experienced drought conditions at the end of the May.
This year's spring had warmest March, third warmest April and second warmest May on record.
The June 2011-May 2012 period was the warmest 12-month period on record for the contiguous United States.