Heavy Precipitation, A City View

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Heavy Precipitation, A City View

  • Published: Apr 15th, 2015

A local look at the trend of heavy precipitation since 1950 in 100+ cities across the country.

More U.S. Downpours

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More U.S. Downpours

  • Published: Apr 15th, 2015

Nationwide, the number of days with the most intense precipitation continues to climb.

Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

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Changing Rainfall Patterns in the U.S.

  • Published: May 8th, 2014

Since 1900, the average annual precipitation is up 5 percent for the continental U.S.

Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

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Extreme Precipitation Events are on the Rise

  • Published: May 6th, 2014

Heavy downpours have increased in every region of the contiguous states since 1950.

Significant Events for Spring 2013

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Significant Events for Spring 2013

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

The highlights of NOAA's 2013 Spring climate summary.

Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

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Sea Level Rise and Population Impact

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

By 2100, sea level may be as high as six-and-a-half feet above 1992 levels, putting the homes of 7.8 million Americans at risk of being flooded.

Rising Seas

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Rising Seas

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2013

Global sea level rise since 1880.

Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

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Top 10 Weather and Climate Events of 2012

  • Published: Jan 3rd, 2013

From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.