Our webinars are designed for broadcast meteorologists so they can keep up to date on the current state of climate science. They are free and count 0.25 points toward AMS/CBM recertification.
May 22, 2019
We analyze state rainfall trends and provide a year-to-date update, finding that average annual rainfall is increasing in most U.S. states.
Mar 20, 2019
Happy World Water Day! We explore how the increased flooding, drought, and heat from climate change are impacting our water supply.
Mar 13, 2019
After the wettest winter on record, we show how extreme precipitation is contributing to an upward trend in the NOAA/NCEI Climate Extremes Index. Also, we look ahead to St. Patrick’s Day and how climate change affects beer.
Nov 20, 2018
Here are some resources to help you prepare for the upcoming release of Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.
Sep 12, 2018
As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.
Aug 29, 2018
From deluge to wildfires, summer 2018 was one of extremes in the U.S.
May 23, 2018
Drought and deluge are both expected to be more common in a warming world.
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.
Nov 3, 2017
The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report.
May 5, 2016
Precipitation trends during the Kentucky Derby.
Feb 10, 2016
The ratio of snow to rain that falls each winter season will change in a warming world.
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.
Sep 9, 2015
Nationwide, fall is warming at a rate of 0.43°F per decade – that’s 1.9°F since 1970.
Jun 17, 2015
Summers are warming across the U.S.; most dramatically in the Southwest, less in the Upper Midwest.
Mar 11, 2015
Nationwide, spring has warmed an average of 1.9°F since 1970 with the greatest increase seen in southern Nevada.
Aug 6, 2014
A warmer atmosphere is able to hold more moisture.
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.