May 16, 2016

Spring Climate Trends Changing in the Northeast

by
Dave Hollinger, Director, USDA Northeast Climate Hub
,
USDA Blog
  • States there is reliable evidence from many studies that conditions in the Northeast and upper Midwest have become warmer and wetter in recent decades, especially before the coming of winter and spring
  • States on average, the last spring frost in the Northeast is about a week earlier now than it was 30 years ago