Michael Rawlins, 2015 PEP Fellow and associate director of the Climate System Research Center, says summer temperatures in New England have increased, and also gotten wetter. Summer temperatures in Massachusetts have been above average each year since 2005, Rawlins explains. Not every summer has been warmer than the prior, but overall the pattern is clear: the normal climate of New England has warmed. “What we consider normal weather — temperature and precipitation — has been changed,” Rawlins said. Read more at Masslive.