August 9, 2021

The findings of their review of more than 14,000 studies are clear: climate change is affecting nearly every part of the planet, and there is no doubt that human activities are the cause.

Small US maps showing July temperature and precipitation forecasts
July 2, 2021

The extreme heat and dryness in the U.S. West in June have set the stage for more of the same in July. 

May 3, 2021

The May 2021 outlook favors warmth for the southern half of the country and a wet East-dry West split.

US maps of drought and flood forecasts for spring 2021
March 18, 2021

Unlike past years, flooding from snowmelt to be less severe. 

 

June 15, 2020

May 2020 tied with May 2016 as the warmest May on record for the globe, continuing 2020’s streak of having every single month either be the warmest or second-warmest month on record

October 18, 2018

Climate Prediction Center meteorologist Mike Halpert explains the outlook for temperature, precipitation, and drought in the United States for December 2018-February 2019.  

March 15, 2018

The Climate Prediction Center's Mike Halpert runs down the 2018 spring forecast for flooding, temperature, precipitation, and drought. 

Satellite image of smoke from wildfires
October 11, 2017

California's second-wettest winter and hottest summer primed the state for devastating wildfires in October 2017.

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