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Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

Wildfire Smoke Health Risks

Even small concentrations of smoke pollution from wildfires can be harmful to human health.

Mosquito Disease Danger Days

Mosquito Disease Danger Days

The number of days a year that mosquitoes can transmit disease is increasing in much of 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.

Extremely Hot Days on the Rise

Extremely Hot Days on the Rise

The number of extremely hot summer days is increasing in much of the U.S., and with it, the risk of heat-related illness.

New Normal: Temperatures Are Trending Up Across U.S.

New Normal: Temperatures Are Trending Up Across U.S.

The 30-year average temperature, known as the meteorological normal, is rising in most locations in the U.S.

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.

Western Snowpack Trends

Western Snowpack Trends

Western spring snowpack has been below normal six of the past seven years, meaning less water during the traditionally dry summer months.

Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

Before the end of this century, the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. may bloom a month earlier on average than they do today.