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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.

Will You Have a White Christmas?

Will You Have a White Christmas?

Dreaming of a White Christmas? See the historical chance of one in your city.

Here’s Where Winters Are Warming the Most

Here’s Where Winters Are Warming the Most

The Northern Plains, Great Lakes, and the Northeast are warming the fastest, while warming is taking place at a slower rate in the western U.S.

Summers Are Getting Hotter

Summers Are Getting Hotter

Summers are getting hotter across most of the country.

Climate-Friendly Cars by State

Climate-Friendly Cars by State

A car’s climate impact depends on three main factors: the efficiency of the car, the distance driven, and in the case of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, how the electricity it uses is generated.

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.

Fewer Freezing Nights

Fewer Freezing Nights

The average date of the last spring freeze is shifting earlier in the year, extending the pollen and growing season.