Australia Summer Heat

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Australia Summer Heat

  • Published: Jan 9th, 2020

2019 was the hottest and driest year on record in Australia (100+ years of records)

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More Acres Burned in Large Western Wildfires

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

As the number of large wildfires increases with climate change, so does the number of acres burned.

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Hotter Years, More Large Western Wildfires

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

Hotter years have brought higher numbers of large western wildfires.

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Large Western Wildfires on the Rise

  • Published: May 29th, 2019

The number of large wildfires is on the rise in the West.

Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

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Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change?

  • Published: Nov 19th, 2015

Each state receives a conventional letter grade to illustrate its climate change preparedness overall and for five specific hazards: heat, drought, wildfires, inland & coastal flooding.

State-level Preparedness Report Cards

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State-level Preparedness Report Cards

  • Published: Nov 18th, 2015

The first-ever national analysis of state level preparedness for climate-driven, weather-related threats in all 50 states.

Lightning-Caused Wildfires

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Lightning-Caused Wildfires

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2013

As the graphic shows, people cause most wildfires. But lightning-ignited fires burn by far the most territory.

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.