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.
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.
When it comes to summertime precip., the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier.
Heavy downpours have increased in every region of the contiguous states since 1950.
A look at how U.S. temperatures are projected to change, according to the Third National Climate Assessment released May 6, 2014.
Nationwide, spring has been getting warmer at a rate of 0.45°F per decade since 1970.
A striking look at how much precipitation the Southwest would need over the next month to end the drought.
Snow cover for the continental U.S. on Valentine’s Day, 2014 was light-years beyond what we saw a year ago.