Explore top WY risks:

Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.

More than 10,000 people living in Wyoming are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.

Heat wave days in Wyoming are projected to increase five-fold by 2050, from about 10 to about 50 days a year, on average.

Summers in most of the U.S. are already warmer than they were in the 1970s. And climate models tell us that summers are going to keep getting hotter as greenhouse gas emissions continue.

Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises

Wyoming is projected to see an increase in severity of widespread summer drought of approximately 40 percent by 2050.

Climate Central analysis shows that the number of large fires on Forest Service land is increasing dramatically. 

More than 450,000 people living in Wyoming, or 82 percent of the state's population, are living in areas at elevated risk of wildfire.

What's Happening in Your Region?

Wyoming

Large Wildfires Are Now More Common and Destructive

Spring and summer — two key seasons for wildfires — have warmed 2.1°F across the West, on average... More

Montana

Documenting Glaciers in the Dying Days of Ice

Glacier National Park is a 'poster child' for climate change... More

Oregon

Pacific Northwest’s ‘Wet Drought’ Possible Sign of Future

California isn't the only place suffering drought; the Pacific Northwest is suffering from a lack of snow... More

Kansas

Southwest, Central Plains Face ‘Unprecedented’ Drought

Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More

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