Lake effect snows like the events that buried parts of Michigan and New York in mid-December might actually become more common as the U.S. climate warms, at least for a while. This post explains the paradox.
La Niña conditions are still in place, but a transition to neutral is looming. Our blogger takes stock of the season.
In 2016, daily temperatures in Alaska that were warmer than average outnumbered those that were cooler than average by a 9 to 1 ratio.
2016 saw 15 weather and climate disasters with losses exceeding $1 billion. How does that compares to history, and which disaster type was especially disruptive during the year?
In this edition of Beyond the Data, we’ll look back at 2016 and identify some of the most meaningful climate and weather events from the year.