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Climate Central’s Record Temperature Tracker

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2012

Keep tabs on and explore record temperatures using Climate Central's interactive record tracker.

The Extreme Weather of 2012 Represented in One Chart

  • Published: Jul 9th, 2012

The weather of 2012 has been so unusual that the Climate Extremes Index has reached a new high.

2012 Heat Wave is Historic, if not Unprecedented

  • Published: Jul 9th, 2012

After breaking thousands of records, how does the recent heat wave compare vs. hottest summers in U.S. history?

You Say ‘Derecho,’ We Say ‘Must-See’ Video

  • Published: Jul 6th, 2012

Amazing video helps explain the "derecho" event that knocked out power to millions and killed about two dozen on June 29.

Heat Wave Expands Again Before Retreating to the West

  • Published: Jul 3rd, 2012

The June heat wave is now also the early July heat wave, with utility companies reporting some progress restoring power.

Media Heats Up with Coverage of Extreme Weather

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2012

Media outlets nationwide are talking about the heat wave & severe thunderstorms. Here's some coverage we're reading.

Image of the Day: Invasion of the Jellyfish

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2012

Due to the warm water temperatures & salinity levels, Delaware & Maryland beaches are expecting jellyfish earlier.

Heat Wave Sets More All-Time Temperature Records

  • Published: Jul 1st, 2012

All-time record temperatures were set in Southeast, while millions were still without power after Friday's severe weather.