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Dec 12, 2018
2018 was another year of weather extremes, as record rainfall fell over much of the East and Midwest — a damaging trend that is getting worse with climate change.
Oct 24, 2018
Trees do more than showcase beautiful colors — they also improve air and water quality, minimize flood risks, and reduce our carbon footprint.
Oct 4, 2018
Tidal flooding on the U.S. coast is getting more common, and the number of days with flooding will substantially increase in the coming decades. As the highest astronomical tides of the year approach, the coming weeks will bring a glimpse into a more regularly flooded future for much of the U.S.
Aug 29, 2018
From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.
Apr 11, 2018
The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.
Feb 28, 2018
The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.
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.
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.
Apr 26, 2016
From June through September, the Southwest Monsoon dominates life in much of South Asia and accounts for 75-90 percent of the rainfall in most parts of the region.
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.
Sep 21, 2015
Climate Week 2015 aims to bring together an international group of leaders to discuss and promote a global movement in energy, technology, and business towards a more sustainable world. Events will be held throughout the week in NYC and online.
May 27, 2015
Our extensive heavy rainfall interactive, When It Rains It Pours, has been released.
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.
Mar 11, 2015
Nationwide, spring has warmed an average of 1.9°F since 1970 with the greatest increase seen in southern Nevada.
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.
Apr 9, 2014
Extreme downpours are also on the rise across the continental U.S. comapred to the 1950s, even in areas that are getting drier like the Southwest.
Sep 16, 2013
As of today, Boulder surpassed it's annual rainfall record of 29.95" from 1995 - now at 30.12" and counting.
Jun 12, 2013
Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.