Interactive Chart: How Much Warmer Was Your City in 2015?

New York Times / AccuWeather

The New York Times publishes an interactive chart showing detailed temperature and precipitation patterns for 1,801 American cities and 1,334 other locations around the globe for 2015. More than 90 percent of the cities had a warmer-than-average year – local evidence of the fact that 2015 was the hottest year on record.

The interactive gives you an opportunity to explore an exceptional year in weather. It is based on a database compiled by AccuWeather, a weather forecasting media company.

Click the link below to explore highlights from the 2015 data, and a look at how the chart has evolved over the past 37 previous years.