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How Was This Winter’s Cold Perceived?

How Was This Winter’s Cold Perceived?

Feb 27, 2019

A new study finds that people’s sense of “normal” weather is confined to the last several years — making the long-term realities of climate change less obvious. This week, we apply that analysis to our recent winter.

Shorter Cold Spells

Shorter Cold Spells

Feb 13, 2019

As the climate warms, winter cold streaks are becoming shorter and rarer, affecting agriculture and winter sports industries that depend on reliable cold.

2018 Year in Review: Temperatures & Billion-Dollar Disasters

2018 Year in Review: Temperatures & Billion-Dollar Disasters

Feb 6, 2019

NOAA and NASA have released their global and national climate reports for 2018 — showing that last year was the globe’s fourth-hottest on record.

Not-So-Extreme Cold

Not-So-Extreme Cold

Jan 30, 2019

As the climate warms, cold extremes are becoming more of a rarity.

Billion-Dollar Disasters of 2018

Billion-Dollar Disasters of 2018

Dec 5, 2018

As the climate changes, we are seeing more extreme weather events with billion-dollar price tags and 2018 is no exception.

Seasonal Warming

Seasonal Warming

Nov 28, 2018

Winter is the fastest-warming season in most of the country, impacting agriculture and winter sports economies.

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Previewing the National Climate Assessment

Nov 20, 2018

Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.

Halloween Extremes & Trends

Halloween Extremes & Trends

Oct 30, 2018

Halloween temperature extremes vary dramatically, but Octobers are getting warmer in nearly all U.S. cities.

Recent Polar Outbreak in the Eastern U.S.

Recent Polar Outbreak in the Eastern U.S.

Jan 11, 2018

The recent cold spell in the U.S. has retreated for now, and our World Weather Attribution team analyzed its characteristics in the context of our changing climate.

2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources

2017 National Climate Assessment — Resources

Nov 3, 2017

The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.

Increasing Climate Extremes

Increasing Climate Extremes

Sep 13, 2017

From back-to-back landfalling hurricanes in the East to drought and fires in the West, this has been a summer of climate extremes.

Date of Last Freeze

Date of Last Freeze

Apr 12, 2017

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.

Winter Sports & Fun

Winter Sports & Fun

Feb 1, 2017

As climate change warms up winter, it will be more difficult to participate in our winter sports and recreation activities, a trend which will negatively impact the economy in 75% of states.

The Problems With Winter Warming

The Problems With Winter Warming

Jan 25, 2017

These are the problems with winter warming.

Coldest Days of Winter

Coldest Days of Winter

Jan 27, 2016

Different parts of the country have their coldest days of winter at different times of the season.

Fewer Cold Nights

Fewer Cold Nights

Jan 13, 2016

The average number of very cold nights each year has declined across much of the country since 1970.

Winter Storm Intensity & Frequency

Winter Storm Intensity & Frequency

Feb 18, 2015

Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

Winter Loses Its Cool

Winter Loses Its Cool

Feb 4, 2015

Most cities could see at least a 25% reduction in the number of cold nights by mid-century, and at least a 50% reduction by the end of the century.

Climate Week 2014

Climate Week 2014

Sep 22, 2014

For this week’s Climate Matters, we're stepping back from our usual analysis of weather and climate trends for an overall, big-picture look at how we really know that climate change is happening.

Fewer Frigid Days

Fewer Frigid Days

Jan 6, 2014

The trend in number of frigid nights for your market.