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Rainfall Records of 2018

Rainfall Records of 2018

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.

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.

Summer of Extremes

Summer of Extremes

Aug 29, 2018

From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.

Locally Heavy Precipitation

Locally Heavy Precipitation

Apr 11, 2018

The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.

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.

2017 Summer Review

2017 Summer Review

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.

Fall Foliage & Climate Change

Fall Foliage & Climate Change

Sep 28, 2016

Climate change is affecting the elements driving fall colors: temperature, precipitation, and through migration of species — sunlight.

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.

Spring Trends: Temperature & Precipitation

Spring Trends: Temperature & Precipitation

Mar 11, 2015

Nationwide, spring has warmed an average of 1.9°F since 1970 with the greatest increase seen in southern Nevada.

Wettest & Driest Cities

Wettest & Driest Cities

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.

Changing Rainfall Patterns

Changing Rainfall Patterns

Jun 12, 2013

Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.