Science Temp. and Precipitation
• 1998 was the warmest year on record.
• In 1941-42 a Chinese drought causes 3 million people to perish due to starvation.
• Great Midwest Flood along the Mississippi and its tributaries caused $18B in damages. Considered to be greater than a 500 year flood event.
• Great Okeechobee Flood and hurricane kills up to 3500 people.