Part 2 looks into the causes of the scorching hot temperatures in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016. The culprit? A large area of high pressure that let the air bake under cloudless skies.
Crack out the popcorn, sit back, and marvel over the decay of El Niño.
Analysis of nearly three decades of air samples from Alaska’s North Slope shows little change in long-term methane emissions despite significant Arctic warming over that time period,...
Scorching heat in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016 broke daily records for this time of year. In many locations, temperatures ranked in the top five warmest days for any time of year.
Human activities emit 60 or more times the amount of carbon dioxide released by volcanoes each year.
For some parts of the U.S., the historical probability of severe weather peaks in late spring. But where are the summer “hot spots” for severe weather?
A non-stop parade of thunderstorms pounded parts of Europe during the end of May and beginning of June.
For much of the country, summer temperatures are somewhat sensitive to late-spring precipitation. It turns out that summer afternoons are way, way more sensitive than summer nights.