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State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your state.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

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.

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.

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

Spring Snow Cover

Spring Snow Cover

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.

Autumn is on the Move

Autumn is on the Move

If it seems like autumn leaves are taking longer to change color, you're not imagining things. Over the past 25 years, the onset of autumn has shifted.