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Tag Results - TEMP TRENDS

Warming Fall Nights

Warming Fall Nights

Oct 17, 2018

Fall nights are warming in our changing climate, lengthening the season for allergies and insects, and affecting fall foliage.

Daytona 500

Daytona 500

Feb 14, 2018

Since the first Daytona 500 in 1959, the average high temperature in Daytona Beach during late February has risen 3.9°F.

2017 U.S. Temperature Review

2017 U.S. Temperature Review

Jan 9, 2018

2017 was the third-warmest year on record in the U.S. Only 2012 and 2016 were warmer, and the four warmest years on record have come in this decade.

Warming Winter

Warming Winter

Nov 29, 2017

Winters are warming across the U.S., and in some locations, the warming is dramatic. The Northern Plains, Great Lakes, and the Northeast are warming the fastest, while warming is taking place at a slower rate in the western U.S.

Warm Fall Days

Warm Fall Days

Oct 4, 2017

The number of fall days with temperatures above normal is increasing in much of the U.S.

Warming Football Season

Warming Football Season

Sep 27, 2017

Football season is getting warmer in all 30 of the cities with an NFL team.

Longer Summers

Longer Summers

Sep 20, 2017

The last summer-like day is happening later in the year for most U.S. cities.

Warm Nights

Warm Nights

Jul 19, 2017

Nights are getting warmer, on average, across the country, and these trends in nighttime temperatures are another symptom of a world warming from from climate change.

Tick Migration

Tick Migration

Jun 28, 2017

Lyme disease is spreading in the Northeast, with more deer ticks there in a warming world.

The Season of Extreme Heat

The Season of Extreme Heat

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.

Summer Temperatures

Summer Temperatures

May 17, 2017

The first day with summer-like temperatures is happening earlier for most of our Climate Matters markets.

Earth Day 2017

Earth Day 2017

Apr 20, 2017

This Earth Day, we step back to see what earth science has taught us about the planet, and for more than a century we have known that carbon dioxide is warming our world.

Date of Last Freeze

Date of Last Freeze

Apr 12, 2017

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.

More Warm Spring Days

More Warm Spring Days

Mar 19, 2017

Spring is warming as greenhouses gases in the atmosphere continue to mount.

2016-17 Winter Review

2016-17 Winter Review

Mar 1, 2017

This was one of the 10 warmest winters on record for much of the country. Only the Northwest was much cooler than average.

Maple Syrup Season

Maple Syrup Season

Feb 22, 2017

Maple tapping season is beginning earlier in the year. The area suitable for tapping operations is also migrating farther north as the climate warms.

2016: Hottest Year on Record

2016: Hottest Year on Record

Jan 18, 2017

Globally, 2016 was the hottest year on record. That makes three years in a row of record setting heat.

2016: 2nd Hottest Year in the U.S.

2016: 2nd Hottest Year in the U.S.

Jan 9, 2017

2016 was the second hottest year on record in the U.S. and 8 of the 10 hottest years on record have come since 1998.

Winter Warming Trends

Winter Warming Trends

Jan 4, 2017

Average temperatures in winter are trending upward in most parts of the country.

Record Heat Animated Gifs

Record Heat Animated Gifs

Dec 22, 2016

Every state is slated to have a top 10 warmest year and even at the city level, unrelenting warmth has been the main story in 2016.

A Lifetime of Global Warming

A Lifetime of Global Warming

Nov 2, 2016

The average global temperature has risen about 1.5°F since the birth of the next U.S. president.

Global Temperature Update: September 2016

Global Temperature Update: September 2016

Oct 18, 2016

Over land surfaces only, it was the hottest September since NOAA records began in 1880.

Fading October Chill

Fading October Chill

Oct 5, 2016

The frequency of cool October nights is decreasing in most of the U.S.

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.

Mosquito Menace

Mosquito Menace

Jul 27, 2016

We examine the local and national trend in number of days each year that are favorable for mosquitoes.

Hottest Trending Cities

Hottest Trending Cities

Jul 19, 2016

We analyze what cities in the U.S. have warmed the most in the last 50 years, both nationally and regionally.

Steamier Summers (Dewpoint)

Steamier Summers (Dewpoint)

Jul 6, 2016

Summers are not just getting hotter, they’re getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature is rising due to climate change.

Happy Earth Day

Happy Earth Day

Apr 20, 2016

Coming off of the hottest year on record globally, international leaders are meeting this week in New York to sign the historic Paris Climate Agreement.

Four Seasons of Warming

Four Seasons of Warming

Feb 17, 2016

All four seasons across the country are warming due to climate change.

The Superbowl & Groundhog Day

The Superbowl & Groundhog Day

Feb 2, 2016

Early February brings Groundhog Day and the Super Bowl, which can be big weather-related events.

Fewer Cold Nights

Fewer Cold Nights

Jan 13, 2016

The average number of very cold nights each year has declined across much of the country since 1970.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

Oct 20, 2015

Average temperatures have been climbing over the last 30 years.

Year to Date Temperature Trends

Year to Date Temperature Trends

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.

Fall Temp & Precip Trends

Fall Temp & Precip Trends

Sep 9, 2015

Nationwide, fall is warming at a rate of 0.43°F per decade – that’s 1.9°F since 1970.

2015 Summer Review

2015 Summer Review

Sep 2, 2015

Heat was the dominant player this season, especially in the West, with several cities having their hottest summer on record.

Mosquitoes & Ticks

Mosquitoes & Ticks

Jul 29, 2015

Disease-carrying pests, such as ticks and mosquitoes, depend on warm, humid environments for survival.

Warmer Summer Nights

Warmer Summer Nights

Jul 15, 2015

Summer nights are getting warmer across the country.

Summer Temp & Precip Trends

Summer Temp & Precip Trends

Jun 17, 2015

Summers are warming across the U.S.; most dramatically in the Southwest, less in the Upper Midwest.

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.

Urban Heat Islands

Urban Heat Islands

Aug 20, 2014

Cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding countryside, a phenomenon known as an urban heat island (UHI).