Here’s what 2050 may feel like in your city thanks to global warming

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America is going to get warmer and warmer as each year passes by. 

That’s according to a new report by Vox, which claims the weather across the U.S. will shift so much that heat waves around the country could last up to a month. 

Analysts at Vox looked at the average summer high and winter low temps in 1,000 cities in the U.S. They then compared recorded and modeled temps from 1986 to 2015 to projects for 2036 to 2065. 

>> Click here to learn more about the methodology. 

There’s an interactive map where you can compare your city to others in the U.S. 

We looked up San Francisco, where in 2000 the summer high was listed at 67.7 degrees and the average in 2050 being reported as 71 degrees (+3.3 degrees).

According to the report, almost every city will be “strikingly warmer” in the next few decades. 

The report goes as far as to say that by 2050, the weather in many cities will be similar to southern cities today.

Now as for winter, analysts say days with temps in the 20s and 30s may be long gone, while rain and snow will be more intense and frequent in some areas. 

>> Click here to see the full report. 



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