Climate is hotter, longer and wetter? North Dakota sees steep change in trends
FARGO — Warmer winters, longer growing seasons and wetter wet cycles: This is what climate change looks like in the Red River Valley.
Over the past 124 years, North Dakota has warmed at a steeper rate than all other states except Alaska, according to the North Dakota state climatologist.
Northwestern Minnesota has followed suit. Data going back 120 years show that in recent decades it has experienced eight of its top 10 warmest winters, a state climatologist said.
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