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Record Temperatures, Winter 2014/2015

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Record Temperatures, Winter 2014/2015

Record highs across the U.S. this winter have markedly beat the number of record lows by a margin of 3 to 2.

Winter Storm Intensity

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Winter Storm Intensity

Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

Winter Storm Frequency

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Winter Storm Frequency

Mid-latitude winter storms have increased in both intensity and frequency nationally since 1950.

Seasonal Warming Trends

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Seasonal Warming Trends

Global warming does not happen uniformly across every region, nor across every season.

Cold Nights on the Decline

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Cold Nights on the Decline

Take a look at how cold nights have been trending for various cities across the U.S.

2014 is Hottest Year on Record Globally

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2014 is Hottest Year on Record Globally

2014 topped both 2005 & 2010 as the hottest since record keeping began, continuing the trend that the top 10 years have all occurred since 1998.

California Drought Intensifies

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California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.

Hottest Days of Summer

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Hottest Days of Summer

The hottest time of year in the continental U.S. statistically comes in mid-July, but the timing of peak heat varies across different parts of the country.