U.S. adults on extreme local weather events due to climate change 2019

A large share of U.S. citizens acknowledged that climate change was affecting their local areas. However, concerns varied from region to region, with concerns focusing on various extreme events. In the West Mountain region, around 85 percent of the respondents stated that unusually long periods of hot weather as well as droughts and water shortages were the main consequence of climate change in their local areas.

Concerns about extreme weather events due to climate change in local communities in the United States as of October 2019, by region*

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Release date

November 2019


United States

Survey time period

October 1 to 13, 2019

Number of respondents

3,627 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Only U.S. citizens stating that climate change has a great deal or some impact on their community

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Those that did not provide an answer were not included.

* Among U.S. adults in each region who say climate change is affecting their local community at least some, percentage who say each of the following is a major way climate change is affecting their local community.

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