Nationwide Record Highs vs. Record Lows

Nationwide Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Aug 30th, 2019

The analysis compiles daily temperature records for the United States since 1920, and shows the percentage of records in each decade that were hot or cold.

Happy Birthday National Parks

Happy Birthday National Parks

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2019

As we celebrate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, we examine the effect of climate change on our parks and update our earlier analysis of national park temperature trends.

Extreme Heat: When Outdoor Sports Become Risky

Extreme Heat: When Outdoor Sports Become Risky

  • Published: Aug 21st, 2019

Extreme heat index days—when heat and humidity make it difficult for the body to cool itself off—have been increasing in cities across the country.

National Map of Heat Index Days Dangerous for Outdoor Sports

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.

Explainer: Health Impacts in Excessive Heat

Explainer: Health Impacts in Excessive Heat

  • 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.

Danger for Sports: Days with a 90°F+ heat index

Danger for Sports: Days with a 90°F+ heat index

  • 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

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

National: graphs of global temps by month

National: graphs of global temps by month

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2019

The last five years have been the hottest five in recorded history