In this installment of our Beyond the Data blog, Carl Schreck talks about how a tropical climate pattern called the MJO left its fingerprints all over California's soaking rains and Boston's recent snowstorm.
Unlike the United States' extreme temperature places, which are dominated by where you sit on a map, the extreme precipitation places tend to be dominated by what features are near you. We'll explore the driest and wettest places in the United States.
Sometimes, on a long journey, it’s good to revisit the basics. That’s the theme for this edition of Beyond the Data. We’re going old school, looking at some good old climatology adages and truisms, through the lens of a sturdy, reliable warhorse of a dataset.