How California's weather has changed during fire season since 1895

This animation shows how temperature and precipitation has changed during fire season from 1895 to 2018.

The graphic was created in 2018 by Robert Rohde, a physicist and lead scientist and Berkeley Earth, a nonprofit established by scientists to research climate change and reduce greenhouse gases.

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