From devastaing fires to the year's strongest cyclone, explore this interactive map of significant weather and climate events documented in the State of the Climate in 2012 report.
Cattle ranchers face tough decisions about feeding and watering their herds as extreme drought continues in the South in late summer 2011.
In 2007, Arctic sea ice retreated so dramatically that it broke all previous records for sea ice minimum for July through October. Is this year’s summer ice melt season on track to surpass 2007?
...but it's still a seasonal forecaster's best friend.