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State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

State Temperature Trends Since 1st Earth Day

Every state in the U.S. has warmed since the first Earth Day, although the rate of warming varies. Check out how much it’s warmed in your state.

More U.S. Downpours

More U.S. Downpours

Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is Arriving Earlier in the U.S.

Spring is arriving earlier across the U.S. by an average of three days.

Cold Nights on the Decline

Cold Nights on the Decline

Take a look at how cold nights have been trending for various cities across the U.S.

Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

Even with the big swings of Halloween weather from year to year, Octobers are warming across the U.S.

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80 percent in May and nearly 90 percent in June.

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

Temps Marching Upward Since First Earth Day

The contiguous U.S. has warmed 2.1°F since the first Earth Day in 1970.

Spring Snow Cover

Spring Snow Cover

While this has been a snowy winter, the past 50 years have shown a trend of less overall spring snow cover in the Northern Hemisphere.