2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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2013 Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2013

For the first time in 20 years, the U.S. is on track to set more record lows than record highs in 2013.

2013 Hurricane Season

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2013 Hurricane Season

  • Published: Dec 11th, 2013

This season was the least active since 1982 and the sixth-quietest since 1950.

Climate Change & The Jet Stream

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Climate Change & The Jet Stream

  • Published: Nov 1st, 2013

As the globe continues to warm, it is already having an effect on the jet stream and corresponding weather patterns.

Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends

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Fall Temperature & Rainfall Trends

  • Published: Oct 11th, 2013

A look at how both precipitation and temperature have changed this season since 1970.

Autumn is Falling Back

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Autumn is Falling Back

  • Published: Oct 11th, 2013

Foliage color and timing has been starting later, on average, in a warming world.

2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

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2013 Arctic Sea Ice Loss

  • Published: Sep 13th, 2013

Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.

Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

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Extreme Weather Trends: What Do We Know?

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2013

The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.

Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013

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Drought Comparison: 2012 vs. 2013

  • Published: Aug 23rd, 2013

Sixty two percent of the country was in some level of drought last August, but that number has been reduced to 45 percent this August.