Interpreting Climate Conditions

Goal:  The research activity, Interpreting Climate Conditions, seeks to provide an explanation of evolving climate conditions and to assess their predictability.
What's Happening Now?

2011-4 California Drought Report

What's Happened Recently?

2010 Temperature Comparison

What's Likely to Happen?

heat wave future

NEW Historical Perspective U.S. Weather and Climate Extremes website
Teleconference for "Explaining Extreme Events of 2014"
Causes and Predictability of the 2011-14 California Drought
(Audio of California Drought Study Teleconference)
(Audio of follow-up interview with Marty Hoerling)

Webinar: Climate Change and Extreme Weather
Webinar: Extreme Weather Attribution
(Slides from Webinar)
Current Conditions (PSD Map Room)

An Interpretation of the Origins of the 2012 Central Great Plains Drought
Climate Change and Hurricane Sandy
A conversation about extreme weather
June Heat in Colorado
2012 March U.S. Heat Wave
2010 Russian Heat Wave
2011 Tornado Season
How will droughts change?
How will heat waves change?