Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region
Explore this powerful new WebApp to explore trends in average annual temperatures for several cities across the Great Lakes Region. You can view the average annual temperature for different decades, compare between decades, or click on a specific site for a pop-up graph and interactive slider.
Winter InteractiveExplore the complexities when communities incorporate climate data into budget considerations around future snow removal and community safety.
Snowfall & Community Safety
Spring InteractiveLearn how to access climate data for communities within the Great Lakes Region and any location in the U.S. with a land-based observation site.
Great Lakes Climate Data
Summer InteractiveSee how two friends explore connections between personal diet and planetary health before committing to lightening their carbon footprint.
Personal & Planetary Health
Autumn InteractiveLearn more about the carbon footprint of the utensils we use.
Secret Lives of Knives, Spoons & Forks
INSIGHTS FROM EXPERTS - Short video clips on seasonal topics
Urban Heat Islands
STORMS IN THE GREAT LAKES REGION presented by Jonathan Martin
Learn even more more about weather and climate from The Weather Guys!
These activities and videos were developed for Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region
a Massive Open On-line Course (MOOC) offered in 2015.
- Modern Water Cycle Diagram (Great Lakes centric)
- Synthesis of the National Climate Assessment for the Great Lakes Region
Additional Great Lakes resources: