National map: top disaster by state (2020)

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National map: top disaster by state (2020)

  • Published: Feb 12th, 2020

Not all disasters are created equal—check which type of billion-dollar weather and climate disaster has occurred the most in your state.

National map: Number of Disasters by State (2020)

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National map: Number of Disasters by State (2020)

  • Published: Feb 12th, 2020

Can you guess which state has experienced the most billion-dollar climate disasters? See NOAA’s 40-year dataset

National: Bar graph of overall U.S. billion-dollar disasters by decade (2020)

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National: Bar graph of overall U.S. billion-dollar disasters by decade (2020)

  • Published: Feb 12th, 2020

The 2010s had the most billion-dollar disasters in 34 of 52 states and territories (65%)

State: Bar graph of billion-dollar disasters by decade (2020)

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State: Bar graph of billion-dollar disasters by decade (2020)

  • Published: Feb 12th, 2020

With four decades of disaster data, the trend is not our friend. Billion-dollar weather and climate disasters are rising in most states, even after adjusting for inflation

Hotter Summers Mean More Stagnant Air

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Hotter Summers Mean More Stagnant Air

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2019

Hotter summers often lead to more stagnant air—trapping air pollutants that can cause health problems.

Nationwide Trends in Air Stagnation Since 1973

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Nationwide Trends in Air Stagnation Since 1973

  • Published: Jul 24th, 2019

Since NOAA’s Index began in 1973, the number of annual stagnant days has increased in 83% of the contiguous U.S. cities analyzed.

More Extremely Hot Days (2019)

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More Extremely Hot Days (2019)

  • Published: Jul 10th, 2019

Climate change is making summer scorchers all the more extreme—check the trend for area.

Daily Template: CO2 in the Context of Human History

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Daily Template: CO2 in the Context of Human History

  • Published: Jul 2nd, 2019

This image puts today’s CO2 levels in historical context. Spoiler alert: we’re off the charts.