Planting Zones Moving North

Planting Zones Moving North

  • Published: Apr 10th, 2019

Planting zones are shifting north as the climate warms, influencing which plants grow best in your area.

Warming Annual Lows Are Affecting Planting Conditions

Warming Annual Lows Are Affecting Planting Conditions

  • Published: Apr 10th, 2019

Planting conditions depend on the annual minimum temperature. See how those temperatures are trending in your area.

Western Snowpack Above Average This Year

Western Snowpack Above Average This Year

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

Due to record winter precipitation, this year’s western snowpack is above average for just the third time in ten years — a happy exception to an overall downward trend.

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by State

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by State

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Can you guess how your state uses the most water?

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Public supply makes up a small fraction of our country’s freshwater needs. Take a look at which sectors are thirstiest.

Climate Change & Water Use

Climate Change & Water Use

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Here’s how climate change affects our water supply.

Heavy Rainfall Getting More Extreme

Heavy Rainfall Getting More Extreme

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

As the climate warms, heavy rain events are increasing across the country.

Climate Extremes Index Trending Upward

Climate Extremes Index Trending Upward

  • Published: Mar 13th, 2019

Extreme weather is happening more often in a warming world.