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New Normal: Temperatures Are Trending Up Across U.S.

The 30-year average temperature, known as the meteorological normal, is rising in most locations in the U.S.

Summer Minimum & Maximum Temperatures in the U.S.

See the trends in minimum and maximum summer temperatures on this map.

Climate Change Poses Risk to Hummingbirds, an Important Pollinator

A family of key pollinators— hummingbirds — are at risk from climate change.

Weather Extremes: Heat Waves

Heat waves cause more than just sweat — they can be deadly.

Projected Cherry Blossom Bloom Dates in a Warming World

Before the end of this century, the cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. may bloom a month earlier on average than they do today.

Cherry Blossoms in a Changing Climate

The famous cherry blossoms in Washington, D.C. are blooming earlier in our changing climate.

There’s Trouble Brewing For Beer in a Warming World

Climate change is affecting the key elements in beer production: hops, barley, and water.

Daytona 500: Temperature Trends

Since the first Daytona 500 in 1959, the average high temperature in Daytona Beach during late February has risen 3.9°F.

The 10 Hottest Global Years on Record

2017 was globally the third-warmest year on record. See the rest of the top 10 here.

2017 Global Temp Review: Continental Heat Rankings

2017 was the third warmest year in the global record. See how each continent ranked.

2017 Global Temp Review: Land & Ocean

Globally, 2017 was the third warmest year on record. See what parts of the world were warmest.

The 10 Most Important U.S. Climate Stories in 2017

Following a year of weather extremes, disasters and policy clashes, we asked our readers to help us pick out the most important climate storie…

The Number and Cost of Weather Disasters is Increasing in the U.S.

As the climate changes, the number and cost of weather disasters is increasing in the U.S.

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.

North American Snow Cover on the Decline

As the world warms, snow cover in North America is on the decline.

Daily Record Highs are Dramatically Outpacing Daily Record Lows

Daily record highs are dramatically outpacing daily record lows in the U.S. in the last 20 years.

See How Much Winters Have Been Warming in Your City

Here's where winters are warming the most across the U.S.

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…

Lake Effect Snow Season is Shifting and Contracting

Watch how lake effect snow is expected to change in the coming decades.

October Warming

Octobers are about 2°F warmer in the U.S. than a generation ago.

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More U.S. Downpours Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

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