Arctic Sea Ice Near Record Low Extent

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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.

National Fall Temperature Trends for CONUS

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National Fall Temperature Trends for CONUS

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2019

America’s fall temperatures have been on the rise in recent decades, resulting in drawn-out mosquito and allergy seasons, and continued energy demands for cooling

Local Fall Temperature Trends

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Local Fall Temperature Trends

  • Published: Sep 4th, 2019

You might be kept waiting for that cool autumn breeze. Take a look at how average fall temperatures have been trending in your city since 1970.

Nationwide Record Highs vs. Record Lows

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Nationwide Record Highs vs. Record Lows

  • Published: Aug 30th, 2019

The analysis compiles daily temperature records for the United States since 1920, and shows the percentage of records in each decade that were hot or cold.

Happy Birthday National Parks

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Happy Birthday National Parks

  • Published: Aug 28th, 2019

As we celebrate the 103rd birthday of the National Park Service, we examine the effect of climate change on our parks and update our earlier analysis of national park temperature trends.

Explainer: Health Impacts in Excessive Heat

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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

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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

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National: graphs of global temps by month

  • Published: Aug 15th, 2019

The last five years have been the hottest five in recorded history