I saw a tweet recently noting that based on this week’s temperatures, summer highs should be about 133 degrees. Just a joke (I hope), but seriously, some readers have asked: Are mild winters correlated with hot summers?
Yes and no.
Baltimore summers average 74.9 degrees. Of Baltimore’s 10 mildest winters, above-average summer heat followed eight of them (nine if you count 1880, which was 0.1 degrees above average). Here are the average temperatures for those summers (find the winter averages in this blog post)