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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.

Wildfires in the West

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Wildfires in the West

In 2006, wildfires burned seven million acres in the West, the equivalent area of five of the country's largest national parks.

In Nevada, Fires Follow Rain

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In Nevada, Fires Follow Rain

In a desert state like Nevada, heavy rains promote plant growth but can lead to more wildfires.

In Montana, Fires Follow Drought

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In Montana, Fires Follow Drought

In a forested state like Montana, hotter and drier years leave forests more susceptible to large wildfires.

A Tale of Two Coasts

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A Tale of Two Coasts

Comparison of early to mid-summer conditions along the eastern seaboard vs. the West Coast.