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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.

2017 U.S. Temperature Review

Several states had one of their hottest years on record in 2017.

The 10 Hottest U.S. Years on Record

2017 was the third-warmest year on record in the U.S.

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…

North American Snow Cover on the Decline

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

Will You Have a White Christmas?

Dreaming of a White Christmas? See the historical chance of one in your city.

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…

Shifting Gears: Number of Plug-in EVs Sold in the U.S.

U.S. sales of plug-in electric cars increased by a factor of 8 from 2011 to 2016

Transportation is the Biggest Source of U.S. Emissions

Transportation recently overtook electricity generation as the biggest source of greenhouse gases in the U.S.

Less Lake Ice, More Potential Lake Effect Snow

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

Breathing Fire

As climate change fuels large wildfires, the pollution they're releasing is making Americans sick and undermining decades of progress in clean…

Western Wildfires Undermining Progress on Air Pollution

Smoke pollution is leading to serious public health impacts as large wildfires across the American West become more frequent and destructive.…

October Warming

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

Halloween Extremes in U.S. Cities

Happy Halloween! See how hot, cold, or wet these cities can be on Halloween.

Coastal Cities at Risk

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, a Climate Central sea level rise analysis outlines the U.S. populations most at risk from coastal flooding n…

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.

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2016 Hurricane Season Preview June 1 marks the first day of the Atlantic hurricane season.

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