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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.

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.

Tropical Cyclone Records & Rainfall Extremes

Tropical Cyclone Records & Rainfall Extremes

Sep 12, 2018

As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.

Drought & Deluge in 2018

Drought & Deluge in 2018

May 23, 2018

Drought and deluge are both expected to be more common in a warming world.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

Feb 28, 2018

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

Harvey Rainfall & Climate Change

Harvey Rainfall & Climate Change

Dec 13, 2017

The phenomenal rain from Hurricane Harvey, which totaled more than 51 inches in parts of southeastern Texas, was made 15 percent heavier and three times more likely because of climate change.

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.

More Statewide Heavy Rain

More Statewide Heavy Rain

May 3, 2017

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states since 1950.

Maryland Floods

Maryland Floods

Aug 1, 2016

Catastrophic flash flooding hit Ellicott City, Maryland on Saturday night. Ellicott City is several miles west of Baltimore.

Winter Precipitation: More Rain, Less Snow

Winter Precipitation: More Rain, Less Snow

Feb 10, 2016

The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season will change in a warming world.

When It Rains It Pours: Animation

When It Rains It Pours: Animation

May 27, 2015

Our extensive heavy rainfall interactive, When It Rains It Pours, has been released.

When It Rains, It Pours!

When It Rains, It Pours!

May 20, 2015

The analysis indicates heavy precipitation events are increasing nationwide, most dramatically in the Northeast. This is consistent with last year’s National Climate Assessment.

Oklahoma City Deluge

Oklahoma City Deluge

May 7, 2015

Warming could bring more downpours like Oklahoma City's.

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.

Heavy Downpours Increasing

Heavy Downpours Increasing

Aug 6, 2014

A warmer atmosphere is able to hold more moisture.

2014 National Climate Assessment

2014 National Climate Assessment

May 6, 2014

Here is a complete package of content and information to help you communicate its findings.

Historic Boulder Rain in a Climate Context

Historic Boulder Rain in a Climate Context

Sep 16, 2013

As of today, Boulder surpassed it's annual rainfall record of 29.95" from 1995 - now at 30.12" and counting.