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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.

Winter Temperature Trends

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Winter Temperature Trends

Take a look at how winters have been warming across the continental U.S. from 1970 to 2013.

Winter Precipitation Trends

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Winter Precipitation Trends

A graphical look at how winter precipitation has been trending across the U.S. from 1970 to 2013.

More Lake-Effect Snow

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More Lake-Effect Snow

As the U.S. and globe have warmed, lake-effect snowfall amounts have been on the rise.

Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

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Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Even with the big swings of Halloween weather from year to year, Octobers are warming across the U.S.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

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Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring and the first in the fall, grow longer.

September Arctic Sea Ice

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September Arctic Sea Ice

2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

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Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.