November 16, 2017

If you define the start of winter as the arrival of the first snow, what's the earliest winter has arrived at the weather station nearest you? 

 

A post for map geeks. How to turn an animation of a year's worth of daily rain maps into a single picture.

February 26, 2014

Persistent cold temperatures in the Midwest this winter almost completely frozen over many of the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL) reported that 88 percent of the Great Lakes were frozen as of mid-February.

October 23, 2017

The Climate Prediction Center's Mike Halpert dives into the 2017-2018 winter outlook, and talks about how La Niña winters today are different from La Niña winters of the past. 

September 28, 2017

The forecast of ENSO is not the only thing scientists use when making seasonal forecasts. This post looks at another predictor that often is even better to use than ENSO.

An interactive that illustrates the relationships between the axial tilt of the Earth, latitude, and temperature. Several data sets (including temperature, Sun-Earth distance, daylight hours) can be generated.

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