High Temperatures in Northwest and Southwest Pacific Region Drive Index Value Higher
Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON (June 28, 2017) –Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States today updated the Actuaries Climate Index™, an objective, quarterly measure of changes in extreme weather frequency and sea level. The Actuaries Climate Index value for fall 2016 was 2.07, the highest seasonal level recorded for the United States and Canada combined. The current five-year moving average is 1.07, the highest level recorded for that measure. The index is available online at ActuariesClimateIndex.org.
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