Yet Another Groundhog's Day Blizzard
A blizzard on Groundhog's Day dumped up to a foot of snow in areas across the Upper Midwest while winds blew up to 50 MPH. Read more in the Midwest Climate Watch
NEW! Are you wondering how the Midwest has experienced climate change? Our new Climate Change Tool can show you how the Midwest's temps, precip, degree days and drought have changed over an annual, seasonal, or monthly time scale! Click on a state in the map and view the interactive time series graph for the chosen options.
A fun way for grades 3-5 to learn the basics of the global climate system, the MRCC-developed coloring book Color and Understand the Global Climate System is available to download or print. You can find it under Resources > Education > by Category under Earth & Climate Systems, or by Age Group under Elementary.
Check out our WxAlmanac app! Available for Apple and Android, this free mobile app has thousands of stations, data for temperature, rain and snowfall, a searchable station map, and includes a graph for the past seven days' weather.