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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.

State Capitals: Hot Septembers

State Capitals: Hot Septembers

17 state capitals had one of their 5 hottest Septembers on record.

Summer Temperature Trends

Summer Temperature Trends

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.

Summer Precipitation Trends

Summer Precipitation Trends

Follow the ups and downs in summer precipitation trends in different locations across the country.

Tornadoes by State

Tornadoes by State

The average number of tornadoes in each state between 2005 and 2014.

Spring is Coming Earlier

Spring is Coming Earlier

A state-by-state look at how spring is coming earlier, on average, in a warming world.

Spring Temperature Trends

Spring Temperature Trends

Spring has been getting steadily warmer almost everywhere. Nationwide, temperatures have climbed an average of 1.9°F since 1970 (0.42°F per decade).

Spring Precipitation Trends

Spring Precipitation Trends

Average precipitation during meteorological spring hasn't changed much since 1970. But regional patterns tell a different story.