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NEW REPORT PUBLISHED! Our amazing analysts at ForecastWatch examined 22 different weather forecast providers to provide a holistic analysis of weather forecast performance for global forecasts made one to five days in advance for 2023 by evaluating 13 different metrics. Each provider was given one point for each month that the provider finished in first...

In a new analysis, California, Texas, and Florida are leading the country in terms of solar power, while Texas, Iowa, and Oklahoma are leading in wind energy. Although solar and wind energy produce a comparatively small portion of power in the U.S., they are growing.  Solar panel installations grew more than 8 times since 2014,...

We are in uncharted climate territory – April marked the 11th consecutive month of record global heat. But some climate scientists say there is reason to predict planetary temperatures could moderate soon, though they would remain far above old normals because of human-caused global warming. One climate scientist says that if 2024 follows current trends,...

Growing concerns have continued for the upcoming hurricane season which begins on June 1st. Experts have been calling for the El Nino pattern to transition to a La Nina pattern during the hurricane season. La Nina, coupled with already historically warm water in the Atlantic Ocean, could make for an historic hurricane season. In long...

An artificial intelligence-powered weather prediction system called Pangu is garnering a lot of attention globally as it aims to revolutionize weather forecasting. Pangu, created by Huawei in China, creates high-resolution global forecasts for locations roughly 27 kilometers apart generated in under 10 seconds. Tian Qi, the leader of Pangu’s research and development team, said it...

It was recently revealed that BBC’s weather app selects the gloomiest forecast when choosing forecast symbols for the day. MeteoGroup, the private-sector weather company that supplies forecasts for the BBC app and is now owned by DTN, confirmed that the weather symbol for the day reflects the weather conditions that are likely to have the...

Weather plays a vital role in the world of global energy trading and market trends. Energy trading involves buying, selling, and speculating on energy products such as electricity, natural gas, and crude oil. Some of the biggest parties involved in energy trading include energy producers, utility companies, and financial institutions, and there are a lot...

According to a new study, artificial intelligence weather forecasting models could improve the accuracy of flood forecasting. The new AI system is shown to be as accurate as, or more accurate than, current leading methods, providing earlier lead times and warning times of large flooding events. Human-caused climate change has increased the frequency of flooding...

On February 2nd, numerous rodents arose from their slumber to offer a weather prediction for either an early spring or six more weeks of winter. In one of our previous blogs, we shared the predictions of four groundhogs. Were their predictions correct? Let’s take a look. According to NCEI, the contiguous United States experienced its...

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