Hurricane Sandy, which hit Connecticut and the Northeast in October 2012, produced the 3rd costliest insured loss in the past 43 years, according to data compiled by Swiss Re and reported by Bloomberg.
Half of the 15 costliest catastrophes since 1970 have occurred in the past 10 years. The analysis methodology, going back to 1970, […]
The forecast calls for snow Sunday night into Monday morning, and with it comes the possibility of school cancellations. Whether or not students receive a snow day – in Connecticut and across the country – has everything to do with where they live, more than the depth of the snowfall.
Connecticut, more […]
The coldest temperature ever officially recorded in the State of Connecticut is -32 degrees, which occurred on February 16, 1943, in the rural town of Falls Village, located in northwestern Connecticut, about 50 miles from Hartford.
The average Connecticut temperature is 31 degrees in December, 26 degrees in January and 28 […]
It will get worse, not better, for shoreline residents and businesses in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey within range of the Atlantic Ocean. That’s the likely scenario based on newly completed research by a team of geoscientists who are predicting that the New Jersey shore will likely experience a sea-level rise — […]
As the summer beach season moves into full swing, Save the Sound, a program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, is calling attention to the number of days that Connecticut beaches had to be closed, or were under public advisories during 2012 due to environmental or related factors.
The Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) annual […]
With “historic” levels of snow predicted by some local meteorologists for Friday and Saturday, it is natural to look back at an unforgettable February snowfall in the state 35 years ago this week. The Blizzard of ’78 is legendary not only in the amount and intensity of the snow and wind, but in other impacts […]
It was really never in doubt. March of 2012 was a historic month of weather. In Connecticut, there were record high temperatures in all regions of the state and the temperature actually reached 80° at Bradley International Airport! The average high temperatures were a stunning 4-5 degrees higher […]