2019 Billion Dollar Disasters: Weather and Climate Impacts Map

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2019 Billion Dollar Disasters: Weather and Climate Impacts Map

  • Published: Nov 6th, 2019

2019 marks the fifth straight year with at least ten U.S. billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—showing the increasing cost of extreme weather as the climate warms.

Runoff Avoided by Trees

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Runoff Avoided by Trees

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2019

Following last year’s celebration of trees’ many benefits, this year we focus on their ability to reduce flooding from stormwater.

Trees and Annual Rainfall

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Trees and Annual Rainfall

  • Published: Oct 23rd, 2019

Following last year’s celebration of trees’ many benefits, this year we focus on their ability to reduce flooding from stormwater.

National Map of Heat Index Days Dangerous for Outdoor Sports

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National Map of Heat Index Days Dangerous for Outdoor Sports

  • Published: Aug 21st, 2019

A new Climate Central report finds an increase in days with an extreme heat index, which greatly impact outdoor sports and the risk of heat illnesses.

Global map of temperature anomalies

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Global map of temperature anomalies

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2019

Global Warming. This map shows a snapshot of how July’s global temperatures departed from long-term averages

Ozone Season Lengths Across the Country

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Ozone Season Lengths Across the Country

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2019

As long as ozone season sticks around, so do concerns about the health risks of poor air quality. Check out where ozone is an issue across the country.

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.

2019 Global Temperature Anomalies Through June

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2019 Global Temperature Anomalies Through June

  • Published: Jul 18th, 2019

While U.S. temperatures have been relatively mild this year, the rest of the world has endured near-record heat.