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State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

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State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your state.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

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Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

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 2014 on top as the warmest of all.

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.

Summer Temperature Trends

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Summer Temperature Trends

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.

Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100

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Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100

A look at how U.S. temperatures are projected to change, according to the Third National Climate Assessment released May 6, 2014.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Record highs have outpaced record lows by a bigger margin each decade since the 1960s.