New Hampshire Extreme Heat

Explore top NH risks:

Climate change means more mosquito days, increasing Zika risk.

As the planet continues to warm from the increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the temperatures that we consider to be normal are also rising.

More than 20,000 people living in New Hampshire are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.

By 2050, the typical number of heat wave days in New Hampshire is projected to quadruple from 10 to more than 40 days a year.

Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises

What's Happening with Extreme Heat?

Massachusetts

New England is Wicked Dry Right Now With Little Relief In Sight

Boston just had its driest summer on record with precipitation more than 6.5 inches below average. It also had its hottest August on record, which has helped bake in the dryness... More

Massachusetts

Climate Change Is Coming For Your Maple Syrup

“In general over New York and New England, the season is now beginning about seven days earlier than it did 40-50 years ago and ending 10 days earlier."... More

Georgia

What a Warmer Future Means for Southeastern Wildfires

Tinder-dry conditions that have resulted from months with little to no rain and toasty fall temperatures have allowed the fires to reach unusual heights. More

New York

Sandy’s Surge Was Extreme. It Could Become Normal

The risk posed by future storms like Sandy is only going to increase due to climate change. The potential for stronger storms and rising seas mean Sandy-level flooding could could occur once every 23 years as opposed to once every 400... More

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