Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

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Octobers Are Getting Warmer Across the U.S.

  • Published: Oct 31st, 2014

Even with the big swings of Halloween weather from year to year, Octobers are warming across the U.S.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

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Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

  • Published: Oct 16th, 2014

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring and the first in the fall, grow longer.

California Drought Intensifies

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California Drought Intensifies

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2014

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.

Hottest Days of Summer

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Hottest Days of Summer

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2014

The hottest time of year in the continental U.S. statistically comes in mid-July, but the timing of peak heat varies across different parts of the country.

Record Highs Beating Record Lows

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Record Highs Beating Record Lows

  • Published: Jul 16th, 2014

Record lows are outpacing record highs since last year. This is becoming rarer in a warming world.

Tropical Trends - Hurricanes and Climate Change

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Tropical Trends - Hurricanes and Climate Change

  • Published: May 29th, 2014

The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.

Summer Precipitation Trends

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Summer Precipitation Trends

  • Published: May 28th, 2014

When it comes to summertime precip., the wet are getting wetter and the dry are getting drier.

A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

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A Seasonal & Regional Tornado Breakdown

  • Published: May 14th, 2014

The probability of a tornado touchdown somewhere in the U.S. jumps to nearly 80 percent in May and nearly 90 percent in June.