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Projected Number of Extremely Hot Seasons Per Decade

Caption: By 2039, most of the US could experience at least four seasons equally as intense as the hottest season ever recorded from 1951-1999, according to Stanford University climate scientists. In most of Utah, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico, the number of extremely hot seasons could be as high as seven.

Credit: Noah Diffenbaugh, Stanford University

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