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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.

January Record Extremes

January Record Extremes

The first month of 2014 has left us a nation divided by hot vs. cold weather.

Winter Precipitation Trends

Winter Precipitation Trends

While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures since 1970, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.

Winter Temperature Trends

Winter Temperature Trends

Since 1970, winters in the continental U.S. have warmed by 0.61°F per decade on average.

Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends

Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends

A look at how both precipitation and temperature have changed this season since 1970.

Longer Frost-Free Seasons

Longer Frost-Free Seasons

Since 1970, much of the U.S. has seen the frost-free season get longer, on the backdrop of rising temperatures across the country.