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Sea-Tac Just Had Its Hottest Recorded Decade… Ever

We just finished the hottest decade ever recorded at Sea-Tac Airport—by a longshot. The average temperature at the Seattle area’s most watched weather station was 53.8 degrees Fahrenheit this decade, 1.5 degrees hotter than last decade’s average, and a startling 3.6 degrees hotter than the average temperature in the 1950s, when the airport's earliest weather data was collected. Nick Bond is quoted. 



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