Raincheck: 2019’s Deluge in Context

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Raincheck: 2019’s Deluge in Context

  • Published: May 22nd, 2019

It’s been another year of powerful rain so far — leading to more flooding that’s washing out crops and damaging infrastructure.

Annual Rainfall Increasing in Most U.S. States

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Annual Rainfall Increasing in Most U.S. States

  • Published: May 22nd, 2019

The average annual rainfall is trending up in most U.S. states. How does your state compare?

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.

Western Drought Trends

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Western Drought Trends

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

This winter may have been wet, but western droughts are trending worse overall with climate change.

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.