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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.

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.

Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

Heavy downpours have increased in every region of the contiguous states since 1950.