It’s been another year of powerful rain so far — leading to more flooding that’s washing out crops and damaging infrastructure.
The average annual rainfall is trending up in most U.S. states. How does your state compare?
As the climate has warmed, here’s how extreme rainfall has changed in the U.S.
Climate change has made the year’s heaviest rainstorm even heavier. See the change in your area.
Climate change is making the wettest days wetter, heightening flood risks.
Unchecked warming emissions are projected to leave hundreds of houses of worship in areas vulnerable to chronic flooding by midcentury.
This winter may have been wet, but western droughts are trending worse overall with climate change.
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.