Gallery Section
A visual resource with free downloads you can use

Seasonal Warming Trends

Map

Seasonal Warming Trends

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

Cold Nights on the Decline

Graphic

Cold Nights on the Decline

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

Fall Temperature Trends

Map

Fall Temperature Trends

The big picture is clear: Overall, fall is warming across the U.S, 0.46F per decade since 1970.

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

Map

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.

Winter Precipitation Trends

Map

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

Map

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?

Graphic

Can Rain Cause More Fire?

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

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

Graphic

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin — lifeblood of the Southwest — appears headed for a day of reckoning.