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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.

Falling Residential Solar Costs

The cost of residential solar is dropping, now less than half of what is was in 2010.

Solar is Shining in All Communities

Solar is shining, as solar energy is increasingly powering local communities in the U.S.

Heavy Rainfall Trends Across the U.S.

The number of days with heavy precipitation is increasing in most locations in the U.S.

Growing Season Growth: Additional Frost Free Days

Longer frost-free seasons mean longer allergy seasons, a trend impacting all regions of the country.

Here’s How Frost-Free Season Affects Allergy Season

Climate change is affecting the frost-free season in these cities, which also affects the allergy season.

Sublette on Arctic Sea Ice Maximum Extent

Here's how Arctic sea ice may impact weather patterns.

These U.S. Cities Are Getting More (and Less) Snow

There were some unusual highs and lows to snowfall totals across the U.S. this winter. Take a look at the long-term trends in total snow for m…

Western Snowpack Trends

Western spring snowpack has been below normal six of the past seven years, meaning less water during the traditionally dry summer months.…

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.

The Economic Impacts of Craft Beer

Small breweries are economic drivers in statewide economies, and climate change affects the beer they brew. Here’s where it counts the most.…

There’s Trouble Brewing For Beer in a Warming World

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

Warming Spring

On average, spring has warmed a little more than 2°F in the U.S. since 1970.

More Downpours: Increase in Heaviest Precip Events

The number of days each year with extreme rainfall is, on average, increasing in every region of the U.S.

Fruit Trees Need Winter Chill for Spring Growth

Milder, shorter winters from climate change are messing with fruit trees’ winter rest cycle, potentially reducing production and impacting l…

Sea Level Stakes for the Caribbean, in Pictures

These images show long-term sea level rise stakes for the Caribbean.

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.

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Halloween Climate Extremes Halloween comes during a time of year that has highly variable weather.

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