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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.

Globally, 2017 on Track to Be Second Hottest Year

Globally, 2017 is trending as the second hottest year on record, only behind 2016.

2017 on Track to Be Third Hottest Year Nationally

2017 is on track to be the third hottest year on record for the U.S.

More Warm Fall Days Across the U.S.

With climate change, fall is trending warmer across the U.S.

The Sixth Mass Extinction of Wildlife Also Threatens Global Food Supplies

The foundation of our food supplies are as endangered as wildlife but get almost no attention, a new report reveals.

Warming Football Season

Football season is getting warmer in all 30 of the cities with an NFL team.

Summers Are Lengthening While Winters Shrink

Summer-like days are lasting longer into the fall. Here's how that affects the other seasons.

Summer is Lasting Longer Across the U.S.

The last summer-like day is happening later in the year for most U.S. cities.

Arctic Sea Ice Just Hit Its Eighth-Lowest Minimum Ever Recorded

Shrinking Arctic sea ice is increasingly linked to extreme weather events around the world.

More Downpours in the U.S.

The number of days with more than 3+ inches of rain is increasing in the U.S.

Climate Extremes Index

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world, especially in the past few years.