Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
California has more than 1 million people that are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Riverside is the 4th fastest-warming city in the U.S.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
Currently, California averages 35 dangerous heat days a year. By 2050, the state is projected to see almost 50 such days a year.
Learn more about temperture trends in California's National Parks.
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