When it comes to summertime precip., the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier.
Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.
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.
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.
The first month of 2014 has left us a nation divided by hot vs. cold weather.
While every region of the country has seen a rise in winter temperatures since 1970, precipitation trends paint a more varied picture.