For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.
This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.
As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns.
Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.
Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.
The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.
Despite the recent slowdown in warming rate, this past decade was the world's warmest on record.
As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.