2020 Local Snow Trends by Season

2020 Local Snow Trends by Season

  • Published: Feb 5th, 2020

Snowfall has been decreasing in the spring and fall seasons across much of the U.S.

2020 National Snowfall Trend Map

2020 National Snowfall Trend Map

  • Published: Feb 5th, 2020

Clear regional differences in snowfall trends nationwide.

Report: The Case of the Shifting Snow

Report: The Case of the Shifting Snow

  • Published: Feb 3rd, 2020

Snow keeps our planet cooler, significantly affects water resources, and is a revealing indicator of climate change. 

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

  • Published: Sep 18th, 2019

Arctic sea ice will soon reach its minimum extent for 2019—the 18th year in a row below average.

Western Drought Trends

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

This winter may have been wet, but western droughts are trending worse overall with climate change.

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

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Can you guess how your state uses the most water?

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.