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Recent Heat Records, Global and Local

Recent Heat Records, Global and Local

Aug 15, 2019

July was the globe’s hottest month in recorded history—the latest data point in an irrefutable warming trend that’s being felt both globally and locally.

 Half-Year Checkup: Global Heat and National Rain

Half-Year Checkup: Global Heat and National Rain

Jul 18, 2019

The first half of 2019 has been one of the hottest on record globally, while the U.S. continues to deal with record rainfall.

Daily Climate Tools Worth Celebrating

Daily Climate Tools Worth Celebrating

Jul 2, 2019

In this festive week, we’re celebrating new and updated tools to help tell your climate story—from rising CO2 to renewable energy generation that limits CO2. Graphics for July 4th extremes are also available.

2019 Mets Unite

2019 Mets Unite

Jun 19, 2019

It’s time to #ShowYourStripes as #MetsUnite to communicate climate change! On the Summer Solstice this Friday, join hundreds of meteorologists by sharing your city’s or state’s “warming stripes.”

Annual CO2 Peak & Day of Prayer

Annual CO2 Peak & Day of Prayer

May 1, 2019

Atmospheric CO2 concentrations are nearing this year’s peak above 413 ppm — the highest level in millions of years. We also connect with the National Day of Prayer, analyzing the houses of worship at risk from sea level rise.

Earth Day: Fastest Warming Cities and States

Earth Day: Fastest Warming Cities and States

Apr 17, 2019

Our new report breaks down the nation’s fastest-warming areas since the first Earth Day — highlighting how climate change has already arrived.

American Warming

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

American Warming

Apr 17, 2019

Americans marked the first Earth Day 49 years ago this month — and since then, human emissions have made America hotter.

Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

Heavy Rain, Climate Extremes, and Beer

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.

Locally Hottest Years

Locally Hottest Years

Jan 9, 2019

For most places in the U.S., the hottest year on record has come during the current decade.

2018 Review: Rainfall

Climate Matters in the Newsroom

2018 Review: Rainfall

Dec 12, 2018

Climate change is driving heavy rain in many U.S. states — and associated damages to water quality, infrastructure, and property.

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.

Summer of Extremes

Summer of Extremes

Aug 29, 2018

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

Record Highs Reign

Record Highs Reign

Dec 6, 2017

Daily record highs are dramatically outpacing daily record lows in the U.S. in the last 20 years.

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.

February Heat Attribution Study

February Heat Attribution Study

Mar 8, 2017

Human-caused climate change made the extremely warm February in the U.S. at least three times more likely than in the past.

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.

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.

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.

2016 Summer Review

2016 Summer Review

Aug 31, 2016

This week, we examine how hot this summer has been compared to the hottest and coolest summers on record in your market.

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.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Aug 19, 2015

Without climate change, the number of daily record highs should approximately match the number of daily record lows over time.

2014-15 Winter Wrap-Up

2014-15 Winter Wrap-Up

Mar 4, 2015

Many Western cities notched their hottest winter on record. Even with rounds of record cold across the Midwest and East, no cities experienced a record cold winter.