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Video Tour

This short video walks you through the different tools and data available in Cal-Adapt. See how you can explore and share information on California climate change.

Local Climate Snapshots

The Local Climate Snapshot tool has been developed to provide quick access to some of the most basic climate change data for a a given location. Just enter an address or click on the map and you will get simple figures and statistics for your area.

Temperature: Decadal Averages Map

View a map displaying the projected temperature for each decade from 1950-2099 for each month of the year using a variety of climate models and scenarios.

Temperature: Degrees of Change Map

Not all areas of the state will experience the same amounts of changing temperatures. View a map displaying the degrees of change that is projected to occur throughout California

Temperature: Monthly Averages Chart

View an advanced chart that enables you to see both historic temperatures and a variety of future projection models for anywhere in the state.

Temperature: Extreme Heat Tool

View a series of charts that highlight the projected frequency and duration of extreme heat events throughout the state.

Snowpack: Decadal Averages Map

View a map displaying the projected snow water equivalent for each decade from 1950-2099 for each month of the year using a variety of climate models and scenarios.

Precipitation: Decadal Averages Map

Precipitation is notoriously variable in California. View a map displaying the projected precipitation for each decade from 1950-2099 using a variety of climate models and scenarios.

Sea Level Rise: Threatened Areas Map

The sea level along the coast of California is projected to rise given climate change. The following map enables you to view the areas along the coast that may be most at risk.

Wildfire: Fire Risk Map

The frequency of wildfires are expected to increase in the coming decades. View a map displaying the expected increase in fire frequency throughout the state.

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