by Dr. J. N. Myers, Auhsut 8, 2019 in ClimateChangeDispatch
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Second, although average temperatures have been higher in recent years, there is no evidence so far that extreme heatwaves are becoming more common because of climate change, especially when you consider how many heatwaves occurred historically compared to recent history.
New York City has not had a daily high temperature above 100 degrees since 2012, and it has had only five such days since 2002.
However, in a previous 18-year span from 1984 through 2001, New York City had nine days at 100 degrees or higher.