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Drought & Deluge in 2018

Drought & Deluge in 2018

Drought and deluge are both expected to be more common in a warming world. See how far off these cities are from normal precipitation so far in 2018.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

2017 Was the Year of the Billion-Dollar Disaster

There have been 15 billion-dollar weather-related disasters in the U.S. in 2017, and the year may finish as the costliest on record.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Coastal Cities at Risk

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding now and by mid-century.

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

High Streamflow is Increasing, Raising Flood Risks

The frequency of high streamflows has risen over the past 30 years in the Northeast, Ohio Valley, and the Mississippi Valley.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

Here’s Where Heavy Rain is Increasing the Most in U.S.

A new Climate Central analysis shows an upward trend in the number of heavy precipitation events in the vast majority of the Lower 48 states since 1950.

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

Atlantic Coastal Flood Days

See where climate change is affecting U.S. coastal flooding the most.

Report Shows Inland Flooding to Increase in the U.S.

Report Shows Inland Flooding to Increase in the U.S.

Our report examined intensity and duration of the heaviest runoff events for each state.