Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
More than 300,000 people living in North Carolina are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
North Carolina currently averages about 10 dangerous heat days a year. By 2050, the state is projected to see almost 60 of these days each year.
North Carolina has a relatively low summer drought threat, but the state is still projected to see a roughly 50 percent increase in severity by 2050.
A Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically.
More than 4.8 million people in North Carolina, or 50 percent of North Carolina's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.
In North Carolina, more than 450,000 people are living in areas at elevated risk of inland flooding.
Climate change causing more nuisance flooding in North Carolina
Today, North Carolina has 122,000 people at risk of coastal flooding. By 2050, an additional 44,000 people are projected to be at risk due to sea level rise.
Atlantic hurricane season is seeing more major storms
Type a coastal place name in North Carolina and find local projections, maps and potential impacts on people, infrastructure, and much more with our interactive tool.
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