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Seasonal Warming Trends

Global warming does not happen uniformly across every region, nor across every season.

6 Degrees: 3-D Tornadoes, Coastal Retreat & More

Learn about monster tornadoes, a Sandy buyout program and more in this week's slideshow of top climate news.

Voters Weigh In on Fracking, Water Measures

A breakdown of the nationwide results of the climate, energy and environment-related measures.

Jack Frost Not Exactly Nipping at Your Nose

The frost-free season is growing longer across the U.S. overall. Check the trend in your city.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring…

Sea Level Rise is Increasing Coastal Flood Risk

See what 33 different coastal locations may be in for by 2050.

Twisters Past and Present: Interactive Tornado Tracker

Climate Central’s new interactive tornado tracker plots tornado reports for this season and during past years.

Fall Temperature Trends

The big picture is clear: Overall, fall is warming across the U.S, 0.46F per decade since 1970.

Fall Precipitation Trends

Fall precipitation has changed since the early 1970s, but unlike fall temperatures, the changes form more of a patchwork story.

See How This Summer’s Temperatures Stack Up

Summer's nearly over, so here's a look at how temps this year stack up against the historical record.

A Tale of Two Cities: Miami, New York & Life on the Edge

Like New York, Miami faces the challenge of rising seas, but with a number of critical differences.

Air Quality Gets Worse as Temperatures Rise

As temperatures go up, ground-level ozone goes up, making for poorer air quality. Check out the trend in various cities across the U.S.

Urban vs. Rural Heat

Cities tend to be warmer than the surrounding countryside, a phenomenon known as an urban heat island. See details for 60 U.S. cities.

Hot and Getting Hotter: Heat Islands Cooking U.S. Cities

Since 1970, cities have been warming, and have been getting hotter far faster than adjacent rural areas.

California Has Hottest Start to Year While Midwest Chills

California has had its hottest first seven months of the year, crushing the previous record.

87 Cities, 4 Scenarios and 1 Really Hot Future

Analysis shows how many more “extremely hot” days different U.S. cities could feel in the near future.

Has Your City Reached its Peak Heat Yet?

Check out when peak heat generally hits for a variety of cities across the U.S.

Blistering Future Summers for 1,001 U.S. Cities

Models show summers are going to keep warming as emissions continue. See what this warming will feel like.

California Drought Intensifies

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.…

Number of ‘Hot Days’ Are on the Rise: See Your City

“Hot days” are likely to happen much more often if we continue to pump CO2 into the atmosphere.