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2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.

2013 Hurricane Season

2013 Hurricane Season

This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns.

Autumn is Falling Back

Autumn is Falling Back

Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

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.

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Season

The peak of hurricane & tropical storm activity doesn’t usually come until Sept. 10. And, on average, there tend to be significantly more storms after the peak than before it.

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.

Decades of Warming

Decades of Warming

Despite the recent slowdown in warming rate, this past decade was the world's warmest on record.