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Holiday Warming & Extremes

Holiday Warming & Extremes

Dec 19, 2018

In our final release of the year, we explore Christmas extremes, consider how December warming could affect white Christmas chances.

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.

Snow Checkup

Snow Checkup

Mar 28, 2018

April 1 marks the annual end-of-season measure of western snowpack. This year follows the long-term trend of decreasing snowpack and increasing water scarcity for parts of the U.S.

White Christmas

White Christmas

Dec 13, 2017

We examine the historical chance of a White Christmas in your city.

Lake Effect Snow Season

Lake Effect Snow Season

Nov 15, 2017

Lake effect snow is paradoxically trending upward as the Great Lakes warm, but as the atmosphere warms further in the coming decades, the snowfall trend will reverse.

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.

Larsen C Ice Shelf

Larsen C Ice Shelf

Jul 12, 2017

An enormous mass of ice just broke off from Antarctica's Larsen C ice shelf.

More High Water Days

More High Water Days

May 10, 2017

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley, increasing the risk of flooding.

Western Snowpack

Western Snowpack

Apr 3, 2017

The start of April marks the end of the winter wet season in the western U.S.

Record Sea Ice Melt

Record Sea Ice Melt

Mar 22, 2017

The National Snow and Ice Data Center announced today that Arctic sea ice hit a record low maximum extent for 2017 on March 7 at 5.57 million square miles.

Snow Records & Trends

Snow Records & Trends

Feb 8, 2017

The average amount of snow covering North America is decreasing. But paradoxically, our warming world could also lead to individual storms that produce heavier snow.

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.

NOAA Winter Outlook 2016-17

NOAA Winter Outlook 2016-17

Oct 20, 2016

NOAA released its Winter Outlook for 2016-17.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum

Sep 14, 2016

Arctic sea ice is about to hit its annual minimum extent and is likely to be declared the second lowest on record. With climate change, we have found that the minimum is occurring later.

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Nenana Ice Classic: 100 Years

Apr 13, 2016

This is the 100th year of the Nenana Ice Classic, a contest to determine when the ice breaks up each spring on Alaska’s Tanana River.

Great Lakes Meltdown

Great Lakes Meltdown

Mar 9, 2016

Maximum ice cover on the Great Lakes is way down this year and on a long term downward trend.

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.

Climate Week 2015

Climate Week 2015

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.

Melting Arctic Sea Ice

Melting Arctic Sea Ice

Sep 16, 2015

Arctic sea ice hits its annual minimum in mid-September.

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.