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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.
Feb 20, 2019
Climate change is already fueling disasters and contributing to flooding, heat waves, wildfires, and the spread of disease, with worse impacts ahead.
Feb 20, 2019
Unchecked greenhouse gas emissions could hit some U.S. locations with up to three severe, nearly simultaneous climate hazards by 2050 — but moderate to deep emissions cuts could significantly reduce these dangers.
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.
Dec 5, 2018
As the climate changes, we are seeing more extreme weather events with billion-dollar price tags and 2018 is no exception.
Nov 28, 2018
Winter is the fastest-warming season in most of the country, impacting agriculture and winter sports economies.
Nov 20, 2018
Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Nov 7, 2018
Climate change is impacting the U.S. military, as warming bases here at home are putting additional stress on the Armed Forces.
Oct 30, 2018
Halloween temperature extremes vary dramatically, but Octobers are getting warmer in nearly all U.S. cities.
Aug 29, 2018
From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.
Aug 1, 2018
The number of consecutive hot summer days, or heat streaks, is increasing in much of the U.S., impacting sports camps and events such as the Little League World Series.
Jul 25, 2018
The number of extremely hot summer days is increasing in much of the U.S., and with it, the risk of heat-related illness.
Jul 11, 2018
Summers are getting hotter, with warming nights driving the rise in average summer temperatures. This increase comes with costs, both financially and to human health.
Jun 20, 2018
Summer begins this week, and the number of summer days hotter than normal is climbing in most of in the U.S.
Dec 6, 2017
Daily record highs are dramatically outpacing daily record lows in the U.S. in the last 20 years.
Nov 3, 2017
The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.
Sep 20, 2017
The last summer-like day is happening later in the year for most U.S. cities.
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.
Aug 30, 2017
We review summer temperature and rainfall rankings for our Climate Matters markets and look back at U.S. weather extremes, highlighted by Hurricane Harvey.
Aug 10, 2017
The 2016 State of the Climate Report was released today from the American Meteorological Society. This is the 27th annual report, which was led by the NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (formerly NCDC). The report represents the work of nearly 500 scientists from more than 60 countries.
Aug 3, 2017
Increasing greenhouse gases will increase the number of hot days. Our new interactive shows how the number of days with extreme heat will rise in the second half of the century.
Jul 5, 2017
Find out how much summers in cities around the world could warm this century, and how those higher temperatures compare to other cities today.
Jun 14, 2017
Thanks for partnering with us on The Season of Extreme Heat, our special Climate Matters project raising awareness about the impacts of increasing extreme heat with climate change.
Mar 8, 2017
Human-caused climate change made the extremely warm February in the U.S. at least three times more likely than in the past.
Aug 31, 2016
This week, we examine how hot this summer has been compared to the hottest and coolest summers on record in your market.
Jul 27, 2016
We examine the local and national trend in number of days each year that are favorable for mosquitoes.
Jul 19, 2016
We analyze what cities in the U.S. have warmed the most in the last 50 years, both nationally and regionally.
Jul 13, 2016
Extreme heat is the clearest indicator of global warming.
May 25, 2016
Each of the National Parks faces unique challenges from climate change, including altered water supplies, changing species migration patterns, and increased heat.
Mar 21, 2016
This is the first global release of climate graphics and information for weather presenters by WMO and Climate Central.
Nov 18, 2015
Using a traditional letter grade, the report identifies each state's level of preparedness for its climate change risks based on scientific analysis of current and future changes in threats and a review of each state’s policies and actions as compared to other states.
Oct 1, 2015
Places that started the year with temperatures much below normal have rebounded, now with year-to-date temperatures close to normal, or even above normal.
Sep 9, 2015
Nationwide, fall is warming at a rate of 0.43°F per decade – that’s 1.9°F since 1970.
Aug 12, 2015
Exercising in the summer heat raises the risk of heat-related illnesses, as it is more difficult for the body to cool itself.
Aug 5, 2015
The combination of temperature and humidity is measured nationally through the Heat Stress Index (similar to the Heat Index).
Jul 16, 2015
NOAA released the annual State of the Climate report, published in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.
Jul 8, 2015
The number of extremely hot days continues to rise across the U.S.
Jun 17, 2015
Summers are warming across the U.S.; most dramatically in the Southwest, less in the Upper Midwest.
Mar 11, 2015
Nationwide, spring has warmed an average of 1.9°F since 1970 with the greatest increase seen in southern Nevada.
Oct 20, 2014
2014 is on pace to become the hottest year globally in more than 130 years of record keeping.
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.
Aug 20, 2014
Cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding countryside, a phenomenon known as an urban heat island (UHI).
Jul 30, 2014
The hottest time of year in the continental U.S. statistically comes in mid-July, but the timing of peak heat varies across different parts of the country.
Jul 7, 2013
Heat waves make air quality worse. Global warming means we will see more heat waves in the future, so we are likely to see more days with bad air quality.
Jan 3, 2013
Many of these events served to highlight the growing role that global warming is playing in tipping the odds in favor of high-impact weather events.