November 16, 2018

Hot, dry and windy weather helped create the conditions needed for wildfires to explode in northern and southern California in November 2018. 

October 15, 2018

Use a slider to compare satellite images of Washington, DC, and Baltimore, MD, with maps of afternoon temperatures to see the hottest and coolest parts of the city on a late summer day. 

Map of AK showing drought status as of October 9, 2018
October 15, 2018

Drought, warmth, and a towering ridge of high pressure make an unusual start to fall in Alaska.

October 9, 2018

The 2017-2018 water year came to a dry end in California at the end of September, a year after wet conditions alleviated drought. 

August 8, 2018

Nighttime temperatures across much of California were record warm in July 2018, part of an accelerating warming trend in the state since the start of the twenty-first century. 

July 27, 2018

Strong winds whipped wildfires into a frenzy near Athens, Greece, during the end of July, leading to one of the worst wildfire tragedies in the country's history.

March 20, 2018

The end of February brought an astonishing heatwave to the Arctic. In this event tracker post, we help you imagine what it would have felt like in your neck of the woods if your daily high temperature had been as overheated as the Arctic's. 

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