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Climate change is making Northwest Arkansas summers even hotter

Data: Climate Central; Note: A CSI of 3 or higher means human-caused climate change made the average daily temperature at least three times more likely; Map: Kavya Beheraj/Axios

Northwest Arkansas experienced seven days this summer with scorching temperatures made at least three times more likely by human-caused climate change, per a new Climate Central analysis.

  • That's 8% of the season's 91 days.

Zoom out: 326 million people β€” or 97% of the U.S. population β€” experienced at least one summer day with temperatures notably influenced by human-caused climate change in 2023, per Climate Central, a climate research and communications nonprofit.