Climate models project a significant increase in the number of days over 95°F per year across the Southeast. Data from the Northeast Regional Climate Center Applied Climate Information System; 2079-2099 image shows the weighted mean of downscaled CMIP5 models in the LOCA dataset. Historic data from Livneh et al. (2015). Click the image for a larger view and credit information.
Visualization by Jory Fleming, Carolinas Integrated Science and Assessments (CISA), and Ned Gardiner, NOAA Climate Program Office. Public domain.