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More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

Extreme rainfall is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years in the U.S.

Longer Heat Streaks

Longer Heat Streaks

The number of consecutive hot summer days, or heat streaks, is increasing in much of the U.S.

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Here’s how climate change may affect rapidly intensifying hurricanes.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

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

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

More Downpours in the U.S.

More Downpours in the U.S.

The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.

Climate Extremes Index

Climate Extremes Index

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.