December 3, 2020

New Reference Database from Weather Underground: Weather Extremes

From an Intro Post by Dr. Jeff Masters’, Weather Underground’s Co-Founder: The Record Extremes page will give you the option to see U.S. and international records on a map and table. You can select any combination of record types at once, which, combined with the map, provides a interesting visual way to investigate record-setting events. […]

Data Visualization/Map from NOAA: July 2011 Was Hot! Hot! Hot!

From the NOAA Environmental Visualization Lab: How hot was the month of July in 2011? So hot that just by plotting the location of each daily heat record that was broken, a nearly complete image of the contiguous United States is visible. Almost 9,000 daily records were broken or tied last month, including 2,755 highest […]