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Hottest Days of Summer

Hottest Days of Summer

The hottest time of year in the continental U.S. statistically comes in mid-July, but the timing of peak heat varies across different parts of the country.

Summer Temperature Trends

Summer Temperature Trends

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.

Summer Precipitation Trends

Summer Precipitation Trends

When it comes to summertime precip., the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier.

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

Heavy downpours have increased in every region of the contiguous states since 1950.

Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100

Forecast Temperature Changes by 2100

A look at how U.S. temperatures are projected to change, according to the Third National Climate Assessment released May 6, 2014.

Spring Temperature Trends

Spring Temperature Trends

Nationwide, spring has been getting warmer at a rate of 0.45°F per decade since 1970.

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

How Much Precipitation is Needed to End the Drought?

A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.

Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

Valentine’s Day Snow Cover

Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.