2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

2018’s Billion-Dollar Disasters Show Weather & Climate Impacts Across the U.S.

  • Published: Feb 6th, 2019

2018 saw another near-record number of billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the U.S.

2018’s Precipitation Records On One Map

2018’s Precipitation Records On One Map

  • Published: Dec 12th, 2018

These areas saw record rainfall in 2018.

How Wet Was 2018 in Your City?

How Wet Was 2018 in Your City?

  • Published: Dec 12th, 2018

See how this year’s local rainfall compares to historical records.

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

Billion-Dollar Disasters Trending Up

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

The four years with the most billion-dollar disasters have all happened since 2011.

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

States With the Most Billion-Dollar Disasters

  • Published: Dec 5th, 2018

These states have suffered the most billion-dollar weather and climate disasters since 1980.

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

John Upton Talks Sea Level Rise, National Climate Assessment

  • Published: Dec 3rd, 2018

Scientists have concluded that rising sea levels caused by global warming threaten new homes in the greater Philadelphia area, including in New Jersey and Delaware.

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

Want to Build a Delaware Beach House? Expect Regular Floodwaters in 30 Years

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

Between 2010 and 2017 more than 700 homes in Delaware — worth roughly $500 million — were built on land that’s projected to be inundated at least once a year on average by 2050 unless pricey measures are taken to keep the water away.

New Homes in the 2050 Coastal Flood Zone

New Homes in the 2050 Coastal Flood Zone

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

Sea level rise will threaten hundreds of thousands of homes in the coming decades — and many communities have built a striking number of new homes in the future flood zone.