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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.

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.

Can Rain Cause More Fire?

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Can Rain Cause More Fire?

Volatile precipitation patterns, with heavy rains followed by drought, can lead to ideal conditions for wildfires in some states.

Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

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Mountain Snowmelt and Fire

In recent decades in the American West, wildfires have burned about 17 times more land in years with early snowmelt than with late.

Montana Average March Temperature

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Montana Average March Temperature

Average March air temperatures in Montana from 1950 to the present.

Northern Rockies Forest Wildfires

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Northern Rockies Forest Wildfires

Number of large wildfires on forested federal lands in the Northern Rockies region, including western Montana.

Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

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Montana’s Wind Energy Potential

Montana's estimated wind power potential is about equal to the electricity consumed by the 19 lighted states.