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Red Hot February

Red Hot February

Hot dates aren’t just for Valentine’s Day. Here’s a state-by-state look at how February temps have warmed since 1970.

2014 is Hottest Year on Record Globally

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.

Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

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.

Climate Change Indicators

Climate Change Indicators

A graphical look at the top indicators of a warming world.

California Drought Intensifies

California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.

Record Highs vs. Record Lows - Current Cold Stretch in Perspective

Record Highs vs. Record Lows - Current Cold Stretch in Perspective

Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.

Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

Tropical Trends - Hurricane’s and Climate Change

The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80 percent in May and nearly 90 percent in June.