Blogs Drought

Oklahoma Is OK if You Like Sizzling Temperatures

  • Published: Aug 3rd, 2012

Sizzling heat continues to affect Oklahoma with near-record heat and temperatures propelled by extreme drought conditions.

Oklahoma City Tops Out at 112, Misses Mark by 1 Degree

  • Published: Aug 2nd, 2012

Oklahoma City may set an all-time high temperature record, after sweating through the warmest day since 1936.

Cities Across U.S. Bore Brunt of Record-Setting July Heat

  • Published: Aug 1st, 2012

Preliminary climate data shows that July was one of the hottest months on record, from Denver to D.C.

Stubborn 2012 Heat Wave Roasts Eight States

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2012

Dangerous heat is scorching a region from Kansas to Mississippi, with all-time temperature records in jeopardy.

Extreme Heat Continues to Plague South Central States

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

High temperatures are soaring into the triple digits from Oklahoma to Arkansas, as the record warm summer of 2012 drags on.

Image of the Day: Fires Fiercely Plow Through Portugal

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2012

Hot and dry weather in Portugal has fed wildfires. Fires are now 'under control' on the island of Madeira.

Stephen Colbert Warns of Drought’s “Arid Hellscape”

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

On his Comedy Central show, Stephen Colbert tackled the massive U.S. drought and its impacts on agriculture.

Countdown to July 24 Release of ‘Global Weirdness’

  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

The countdown is on. We're talking hours here. Climate Central’s first book -- Global Weirdness -- hits the stores on July 24.