Skip to Content

Insider Blog: Is climate change responsible for warmer nighttime temperatures?

The Climate Shift Index is a categorical scale made by Climate Central which ranges from negative five to five. Each category is defined as a ratio of how likely a temperature is in today’s altered climate vs how likely it would be in a climate without anthropogenic, or human caused, climate change. 

Credit: Climate Central

Positive numbers indicate that climate change has made the conditions more likely and negative means that climate change has made it less likely.

Credit: Climate Central

Over the last few decades, fall has become warmer and warmer. This has many implications for areas all across the state. You can learn more about exactly how much warmer fall has gotten, and what impacts it could have HERE

Credit: Climate Central

Have you downloaded the 'KESQ First Alert' app yet? It's FREE! Click here.

You'll stay up-to-date with the latest weather videos. In addition, be able to monitor the changing conditions from wherever you are!

Article Topic Follows: First Alert Weather Insider

Jump to comments ↓

Author Profile Photo

Spencer Blum

Spencer Blum joined KESQ News Channel 3 in 2023 as a member of the First Alert Weather Team.


News Channel 3 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content