2019 Fall Record Heat

2019 Fall Record Heat

  • Published: Oct 7th, 2019

With the recent record-breaking heat, Climate Central takes a look at record high temperatures compared to record low temperatures across the United States.

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.

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

Local: records by decade

Local: records by decade

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2019

Take a look at how record high temperatures have compared to record lows in your city.

Summer Nights are Warming Across the U.S.

Summer Nights are Warming Across the U.S.

  • Published: Aug 7th, 2019

Summer minimum temperatures are warming fast across the U.S. — leading to added health risks and higher energy costs