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Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

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Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.

These U.S. Cities Are Getting More (and Less) Snow

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These U.S. Cities Are Getting More (and Less) Snow

There were some unusual highs and lows to snowfall totals across the U.S. this winter. Take a look at the long-term trends in total snow for more than 1,100 sites.

Western Snowpack Trends

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Western Snowpack Trends

Western spring snowpack has been below normal six of the past seven years, meaning less water during the traditionally dry summer months.

Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

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Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

Before the end of this century, the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. may bloom a month earlier on average than they do today.

Cherry Blossoms in a Changing Climate

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Cherry Blossoms in a Changing Climate

The famous cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are blooming earlier in our changing climate.

Warming Spring

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Warming Spring

On average, spring has warmed a little more than 2°F in the U.S. since 1970.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

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More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

Groundhog Day: Spring Coming Earlier

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Groundhog Day: Spring Coming Earlier

Groundhog shadow or not, spring has been trending earlier in the U.S.