Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
More than 110,000 people living in Minnesota are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Today, Minnesota rarely experiences days when heat exceeds dangerous levels. By 2050, the state is projected to see an average of more than 15 danger days a year.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
Minnesota is projected to see more than a five-fold increase in its number of heat wave days by 2050.
Minnesota faces one of the greatest overall threats from widespread summer drought among the lower 48 states.
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