National Trends of 1”, 2”, and 3” Rain Events

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National Trends of 1”, 2”, and 3” Rain Events

  • Published: May 15th, 2019

As the climate has warmed, here’s how extreme rainfall has changed in the U.S.

Trends for Your Area’s Rainiest Day of the Year

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Trends for Your Area’s Rainiest Day of the Year

  • Published: May 15th, 2019

Climate change has made the year’s heaviest rainstorm even heavier. See the change in your area.

Planting Zones Moving North

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Planting Zones Moving North

  • Published: Apr 10th, 2019

Planting zones are shifting north as the climate warms, influencing which plants grow best in your area.

Warming Annual Lows Are Affecting Planting Conditions

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Warming Annual Lows Are Affecting Planting Conditions

  • Published: Apr 10th, 2019

Planting conditions depend on the annual minimum temperature. See how those temperatures are trending in your area.

Western Snowpack Above Average This Year

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Western Snowpack Above Average This Year

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

Due to record winter precipitation, this year’s western snowpack is above average for just the third time in ten years — a happy exception to an overall downward trend.

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by State

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Top U.S. Freshwater Use by State

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Can you guess how your state uses the most water?

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

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Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Public supply makes up a small fraction of our country’s freshwater needs. Take a look at which sectors are thirstiest.

Climate Change & Water Use

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Climate Change & Water Use

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Here’s how climate change affects our water supply.