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Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

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Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

Spring Temperature Trends

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Spring Temperature Trends

Nationwide, spring has been getting warmer at a rate of 0.45°F per decade since 1970.

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

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How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

January Record Extremes

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January Record Extremes

The first month of 2014 has left us a nation divided by hot vs. cold weather.

10 Warmest Years on Record Globally

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10 Warmest Years on Record Globally

The 10 warmest years on record globally have all happened since 1998, with 2010 still on top as the warmest of all.

Winter Precipitation Trends

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Winter Precipitation Trends

While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures since 1970, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.

Winter Temperature Trends

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Winter Temperature Trends

Since 1970, winters in the continental U.S. have warmed by 0.61°F per decade on average.

2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.