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More Extreme Rain: Climate Extremes Index

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

Strongest Tropical Cyclones by Region

As the climate warms, parts of the world have recently seen new records for tropical cyclone intensity.

Climate Change and Rapidly Intensifying Hurricanes

Here’s how climate change may affect rapidly intensifying hurricanes.

Ben Strauss on Stronger Hurricanes

Our CEO and Chief Scientist Ben Strauss talks with Meteorologist Cris Martinez about how more intense hurricanes are fueled by warmer ocean te…

Weather Extremes: Hurricanes

The strongest hurricanes are getting more intense, more frequent, and lasting longer.

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.

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

Climate change is warming the Great Lakes, meaning more lake effect snow — for now.

Woods Placky on This Summer’s Extreme Weather

Attribution science is tricky, but hurricanes are fueled by warmer waters.

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.

Warmer Air Means More Evaporation and Precipitation

Higher temperatures from climate change mean more evaporation, which means more rain.

Hurricanes and Climate Change: What We Know

Climate change affects hurricanes by energizing them in a few important ways.

Here’s How Climate Change Could Turn U.S. Real Estate Prices Upside Down

Rising seas and more fierce storm surge could send homebuyers searching for higher ground.

These Major Weather Events Defined Summer 2017

While Harvey was the most damaging weather event this summer, there were other extremes in the U.S.

2017 Summer Review

See how the summer temperatures and rainfall compared to normal this year in these cities.

Sublette Talks Hurricane Harvey on CCTV

Our Sean Sublette on air with CCTV talking all things Hurricane Harvey.

This Map Shows Warming’s Fingerprints on Weather

A new, interactive map shows where studies have found a discernible role for warming in extreme weather events.

NOAA Forecasts Busy Hurricane Season for Atlantic

Above-average hurricane activity is expected in Atlantic this hurricane season, despite a potential El Niño.