man perspiring, drinking in hot weather


SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM  – New Jersey experienced its second-hottest summer on record, continuing a long-term warming trend in the Garden State and across the planet that has seen sea levels rise and extreme weather become more common.

The average temperature statewide soared to 75.3 degrees from June through August, ranking only behind 2010’s record-setting heat, according to a report released Tuesday by Rutgers University …