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U.S. Temperatures and Billion-Dollar Disasters

U.S. Temperatures and Billion-Dollar Disasters

Jan 10, 2022

2021 was the 4th hottest year on record for the U.S. We were also hit with a staggering 20 billion-dollar disasters.

Disaster Fatigue

Disaster Fatigue

Oct 6, 2021

The time between billion-dollar disasters—time to help communities across the nation recover—has dropped to just 18 days on average in recent years (2016-2020), according to Climate Central’s new presentation of NOAA/NCEI data.

Billion-Dollar Disasters by Decade (2020)

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Billion-Dollar Disasters by Decade (2020)

Feb 12, 2020

Billion-dollar weather and climate disasters are on the rise across the country.

Decades of Disaster Data: Local and National

Decades of Disaster Data: Local and National

Feb 12, 2020

We dive deep into NOAA’s four decades of disaster data—showing that billion-dollar weather and climate disasters are increasing in most states, even after adjusting for inflation.

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.

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

2017 Review: Billion-Dollar Disasters

Dec 20, 2017

2017 was the year of the billion-dollar disaster. There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.