Weather in the United States

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Statista dossier about weather in the U.S.

This dossier presents information on weather in the United States, focusing on mean, maximum, and minimum temperatures. It also looks into precipitation as well as select extreme weather events.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Global land and ocean temperature anomalies 1880-2019

    • Global regional temperature change by decade 1910-2019

    • U.S. average annual temperature 1895-2019

    • Extreme weather in the U.S. - number of fatalities 1995-2018

    • U.S. adults' worry about harm from extreme events locally 2020

  • 2. Mean temperatures
    • U.S. average annual temperature in Celsius 1895-2019

    • U.S. average monthly temperature 2017-2020

    • U.S. average monthly temperature in Celsius 2017-2020

  • 3. Minimum temperatures
    • U.S. minimum average annual temperature in Celsius 1895-2019

    • Number of heating degree-days in the U.S. 1950-2018

    • Minimum U.S. annual temperature by state 2019

  • 4. Maximum temperatures
    • U.S. maximum average annual temperature in Celsius 1895-2019

    • Number of U.S. cooling degree-days 1950-2019

    • Maximum U.S. annual temperature by state 2019

    • Number of increased cooling degree days in U.S. cities 1970-2017

  • 5. Precipitation
    • U.S. annual precipitation volume 1900-2019

    • Northern Hemisphere's snow cover extent in December 1970-2019

    • Annual U.S. precipitation by state 2019

    • Major U.S. cities with the most rainy days 1981-2010

    • Monthly U.S. drought severity 2017-2020

  • 6. Extreme events
    • Economic damage caused by extreme temperatures in the U.S. 1995-2018

    • Number of major U.S. weather events by event 1999-2019

    • U.S. Climate Extremes Index by region 2018-2019

    • Number of hurricanes which affected the continental United States 1851-2018

    • U.S. weather - number of tornadoes 1995-2019

    • U.S. wildfires - areas of acres burnt 2000-2019

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