Blogs Heat

‘Killer Summer Heat’ Report Grabs Attention

  • Published: May 24th, 2012

NRDC report combines heat & population projections to find number of extra deaths in U.S. likely to occur from heat.

Image of the Day: A Technicolor Land of Extremes

  • Published: May 17th, 2012

A satellite view of Death Valley, Calif., the hottest, driest, lowest point in North America.

Image of the Day: Monkeying Around in a Cool Bath

  • Published: May 13th, 2012

Monkeys enjoy a cool bath on a hot day near Bangkok, an area experiencing hotter than average temperatures.

Image of the Day: It’s Not Easy Being Green in the U.K.

  • Published: May 5th, 2012

Prolonged rain and roller coaster temperatures have taken their toll on the beloved asparagus crop in the U.K.

Spring Backward? For Many, April Was Cooler than March

  • Published: May 1st, 2012

April was cooler than March in parts of the Northeast, an unprecedented occurrence in some cities.

March Heat Wave Shatters Monthly Records

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2012

The month of March shattered all-time monthly warm temperature records for many locations across the U.S.

You Want Records? Search! Interactive Temp Tracker

  • Published: Mar 28th, 2012

Explore the record March heat wave, and other record temperatures, using this Climate Central interactive map.

“Strong” Links of Manmade Heat, Rainfall Extremes: Study

  • Published: Mar 27th, 2012

Two new studies on how climate change influences extreme weather and climate events add valuable insight.