Ice covers the lighthouse and pier during extreme cold on the southeastern shoreline of Lake Michigan in St. Joseph, Michigan, on Monday, December 19.
Theo Bradeen, age 5, reacts to the cold after a ferry ride from his home on Peaks Island to Portland, Maine, on Friday, December 16. The temperature in Portland dropped to minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit with a wind chill of minus 25.
Vehicles pass through a flooded road in Pekanbaru, Indonesia, following heavy rains, on December 22.
A wild fox walks in the snow in the deserted city of Pripyat, Ukraine, near the Chernobyl nuclear power plant on Thursday, December 22.
The Central TV Tower in Beijing, China, is seen through thick smog on Saturday, December 17. The city was under red alert because of the amount of smog in the air.
Gold-colored leaves cover the sidewalk at California State University in Sacramento, California, on Thursday, December 8.
A Boxing Day dipper braves the frigid North Sea during the annual charity fundraising event in Redcar, England, on Monday, December 26.
Vehicles are covered with snow after a combination of freezing rain, snow and high winds hit Mandan, North Dakota, on Monday, December 26.
A robin sits on frozen frost-covered ground in Horsham, England, on Tuesday, December 27.
Waves crash against the promenade in Blanes, Spain, on Tuesday, December 20.
Gondolas drift through the fog in Venice, Italy, on Saturday, December 10.
Snow falls on Bay City Hall in downtown Bay City, Michigan, on Monday, December 5.
The snow-covered forest of Shennongjia, China, is seen from the air on Sunday, December 25.
A fan makes his way to Lambeau Field in the snow before the NFL football game between the Green Bay Packers and the Seattle Seahawks in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Sunday, December 11.
A crew works on a flooded intersection in San Francisco, California, on Thursday, December 15.
Motorists help a passenger and a driver escape an overturned vehicle on Interstate 25 north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, on Thursday, December 22.
A series of lighnting bolts strike the water during a storm in Queensland, Australia, on Monday, December 19.
Syrians walk in a snow-covered street in the town of Maarat al-Numan, in Syria's northern province of Idlib, on Thursday, December 22.
Oranges litter the ground of a plantation near the West Bank city of Nablus on Thursday, December 15, after the region was hit by heavy storms.
Frost clings to the landscape at Neumann's Flash nature reserve at sunrise on Wednesday, December 28, in Northwich, England.
A wooden cottage is covered in snow in the Talesh Mountains, close to the Caspian Sea, in Iran, on Tuesday, December 20. Villagers leave their wooden cottages in the cold season because of heavy snowfall, returning in late spring to host tourists.
Clouds drift over Mount Dawagengzha in China's Sichuan province on November 7.
Employees of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations rescue swans from the frozen Patriarch Ponds in Moscow on November 2.
Large waves break off the shoreline in Pacific Grove, California, on November 9.
A man cuts wood from trees damaged by Hurricane Matthew in the Haiti village of Damassin on November 3.
Snow dusts a horse standing in a field in England's Yorkshire Dales National Park on November 18.
Residents check on a car stuck in floodwaters in Bristol, England, on November 21.
Morning fog covers the Golden Horn, as seen from the Pierre Loti cafe in Istanbul's Eyup District, on November 12.
Trees downed by a tornado litter the ground in the Rome area on November 7.
Walmes, Belgium, welcomes its first snow of the season on November 7.
Villagers make their way through mud in Ouakaya in New Caledonia, a French territory in the South Pacific, on November 22 after deadly flooding.
A man bikes down a flooded street with empty cooking oil containers during a storm in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on November 23.
Clouds obscure a snow-covered mountain near Balderschwang, Germany, on November 12.
Children cope with a sandstorm as they walk the grounds of a temporary refugee camp in the Syrian village of Ain Issa on November 10.
People climb over a snowdrift near St. Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square after a heavy snowfall on November 12.
A monkey crosses a scaffolding at a construction site as smog obscures the New Delhi skyline on November 2.
Stockholm, Sweden, faces heavy snowfall on November 9.
A fisherman rows across Dal Lake at sunset in Srinagar, India, on November 23 as subzero temperatures grip the area.
Workers cut a tree that fell during a storm in Panama City, Florida, on November 22.
Bolivia's severe drought is apparent at the Ajuankota water reservoir in La Paz on November 21.
Winter weather strikes in Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on November 16.
A man transports boxes through the flooded St. Mark's Square in Venice, Italy, on November 12.
A car floats near the banks of South Africa's Jukskei River on November 10 after floodwaters ravaged the Alexandra Township area.
Residents of Moncalieri, Italy, are evacuated after flooding by the Po River on November 25.
Postal clerk Pamela Bentley shovels lake-effect snow in front of the post office in Grafton, New York, on November 21.
Ships sail on the foggy Yangtze River in Wuhan, China, on November 23.
Sheep graze in the snow in Wanlockhead, Scotland, on November 25.
Ocean waters stirred up by Hurricane Matthew washed away part of this road in Flagler Beach, Florida, on Saturday, October 8.
An aerial view of Jeremie, Haiti, on Thursday, October 6. The city, on the western tip of Haiti, suffered the full force of Hurricane Matthew.
People embrace at their damaged home in Baracoa, Cuba, on Wednesday, October 5. Hurricane Matthew rolled across the sparsely populated tip of Cuba, destroying dozens of homes in the country's easternmost city and leaving hundreds of others damaged.
A roadway is flooded Tuesday, October 11, after Hurricane Matthew hit Fair Bluff, North Carolina.
A woman walks along a flooded street in Savannah, Georgia, after Hurricane Matthew hit on Saturday, October 8.
A bird hides from the winds of Hurricane Matthew in Cocoa Beach, Florida, on Friday, October 7.
Coconut palms, toppled by Hurricane Matthew, are scattered in the countryside near Jeremie, Haiti, on Friday, October 14.
Griffin Nyhan tries to catch salmon while fly fishing on the Merrymeeting River in Alton, New Hampshire, on Saturday, October 22.
A person walks along linden trees during an early morning mist in Hanover, Germany, on Tuesday, October 18.
Fog blankets the south tower of San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge on Friday, October 21.
Crew members are rescued from their boat in Yeosu, South Korea, after Typhoon Chaba stranded them on Wednesday, October 5.
Snow crystals are seen on dried flower petals on the Wallberg mountain near Tegernsee, Germany, on Wednesday, October 12.
A woman walks through the remains of the former Spanish town of Mansilla on Saturday, October 8, after a lack of rain dropped the water level in the Mansilla Reservoir.
Spain's Queen Letizia, followed by her daughters, attend a National Day royal reception in Madrid on Wednesday, October 12.
Fall colors are on display in Tully, New York, on Wednesday, October 19.
A boy is buried under the sand as he spends time at the beach near the Israeli village of Habonim on Monday, October 10.
A fisherman runs away from a big wave on a windy day at the Albanian beach of Shengjin on Wednesday, October 5.
People walk on a Hong Kong street as Typhoon Haima hit the region on Friday, October 21.
Pleasant Mountain protrudes from a sea of fog near Bridgton, Maine, on Wednesday, October 5.
Heavy rains lash Herault, France, on Thursday, October 13.
A woman walks in the snow in Omsk, Russia, on Tuesday, October 11.
A cyclist rides past trees uprooted by Typhoon Sarika in Haikou, China, on Tuesday, October 18.
A man rakes colorful leaves in Brandenburg, Germany, on Tuesday, October 18.
People cross a marshy area on the bank of the river Yamuna after floodwaters receded in Allahabad, India, on Tuesday, September 13.
Lightning strikes near Rome during the cyclone Morgana on Tuesday, September 6.
A woman rides through Arxan, China, after its first snowfall of the season on Monday, September 27.
A waterspout passes near a beach in Turkey's Hatay Province on Friday, September 23.
A man sunbathes on the bank of the Rhine in Cologne, Germany, on Tuesday, September 13.
The Loma Fire rages in the Santa Cruz Mountains behind the Giant Dipper roller coaster Monday, September 26, in Santa Cruz, California.
An aerial view of a landslide that affected a village in China's Suichang County on Thursday, September 29.
The sun sets in New York City on Tuesday, September 6.
The town of Blyth, Australia, was damaged by a storm on Thursday, September 29.
Storm clouds develop near wind turbines in Sieversdorf, Germany, on Sunday, September 4.
Floodwaters destroyed this house in Gaya, India, on Tuesday, September 6.
Fog envelops trees on the Hutten Hills during a sunset near Ascheberg, Germany, on Tuesday, September 6.
A woman walks on a mud-covered road as municipal employees try to clean an area in Kalamata, Greece, on Wednesday, September 7. Excessive rainfall in Kalamata damaged buildings and cars.
A woman takes pictures of strong waves in Mar del Plata, Argentina, on Tuesday, September 6.
Clouds roll over a cornfield near Petersdorf, Germany, on Sunday, August 21.
Lightning illuminates storm clouds over the Philadelphia skyline on Tuesday, August 16.
People wade through a waterlogged street in Lincheng Town, China, on Thursday, August 18. Typhoon Dianmu had brought heavy rain to the area.
A dust storm moves towards Wells Fargo Arena in Tempe, Arizona, on Tuesday, August 9.
People transfer a woman to a safe area after flooding in Danapur, India, on Sunday, August 21.
Workers observe downed trees and power lines Monday, August 22, after a tornado touched down in Concord, Massachusetts.
Scattered cars remain after floodwaters subsided in South Bend, Indiana, on Tuesday, August 16.
New Yorkers try to beat the summer heat on Sunday, August 14.
People and birds walk in Old Orchard Beach, Maine, during an early morning fog on Tuesday, July 26.
A thunderstorm occurs over Mount Sakurajima as the volcano erupts in Tarumizu, Japan, on Tuesday, July 26.
A girl is carried along a flooded road in Mandaluyong, Philippines, as monsoon rains intensify on Friday, July 8.
People trying to beat the heat rest an air-conditioned subway station in Hangzhou, China, on Sunday, July 24.
A child plays on a sled at a ski resort in Cajon del Maipo, Chile, on Tuesday, July 19.
Tourists in China's Yunnan Province watch the flooded Jinsha River at the Tiger Leaping Gorge on Friday, July 15.
A supporter of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders cools off during a march in downtown Philadelphia on Sunday, July 24, ahead of the Democratic National Convention.
Mist covers a radio tower in Vladivostok, Russia, on Thursday July 7.
People cool off from the summer heat in Baghdad, Iraq, on Wednesday, July 20.
A boy and his cattle take shelter on a bridge as their village is submerged by floodwaters in the Indian state of Assam on Saturday, July 23.
Silvia Graham removes debris from a storm drain in front of her Phoenix home after heavy rains on Monday, July 18.
Storm clouds build over a highway in southern Alberta, near the town of Carstairs, on Monday, July 4.
Trees downed by high winds are seen in the village of Kolyubakino, Russia, on Sunday, July 17.
People in Pamplona, Spain, cool off in the Arga river on Tuesday, July 19.
Army personnel rescue flood victims in Nepal's Nawalparasi District on Tuesday, July 26.
Lightning strikes the Ionian Sea on Friday, June 24, near the Italian regions of Calabria and Basilicata.
Firefighters rescue two women following heavy floods in Simbach am Inn, Germany, on Thursday, June 2.
Cattle are herded through floodwaters near Chenango, Texas, on Saturday, June 4.
People are caught in a heavy rain shower in London on Wednesday, June 8.
A girl cools off under a water fountain in Pamplona, Spain, on Wednesday, June 8.
Buildings are shrouded in sand and dust in Zhangye, China, on Friday, June 3.
People enjoy the beach west of Gaza City on Friday, June 3.
Tourists in Shanghai, China, stand along the promenade at the Bund on Friday, June 17.
Floodwaters from the Batang River carried debris that damaged homes and rice fields in Pariaman, Indonesia, on Friday, June 17.
A man walks toward a Sydney beach with a surfboard on Thursday, June 2.
Workers at the French Open tennis tournament sweep a court's tarp on Saturday, May 28.
Children walk through the parched mud of the dried-up Varuna River in Phoolpur, India, on Saturday, May 14. Much of India is reeling from a heat wave and severe drought conditions.
A rainbow appears over Beijing on Thursday, May 23.
Lightning flashes in the sky behind the Gateway Arch and the Old Cathedral in St. Louis on Wednesday, May 11. The storm left thousands without power.
Road workers round up a pig that escaped after heavy rains in Changsha, China, on Friday, May 20.
A man looks at a flooded car on a street in Oberhausen, Germany, after a heavy storm on Monday, May 30.
A man crosses the Charles Bridge during a storm in Prague, Czech Republic, on Tuesday, May 31.
A lioness cools off by licking a slab of ice at a zoo in Lahore, Pakistan, on Monday, May 16.
Clouds gather over Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Friday, May 20, as Cyclone Roanu heads toward its coastlines. At least 24 people were killed after Roanu hammered the country.
Lightning arcs across the sky in Istanbul on Sunday, May 15.
A boy jumps in a lake to cool himself off in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Friday, April 29.
Fire and rescue personnel look at the scene of an overturned truck in Freeport, Maine, on Tuesday, April 26. No one was hurt, according to the Portland Press Herald.
Residents salvage furniture from the remains of their house, which was hit by a tornado in Dolores, Uruguay, on Saturday, April 16.
A man sits on a rock in Amran, Yemen, after heavy rain flooded a street on Friday, April 15.
A woman walks past a house damaged by a fallen tree during storms in Lindale, Texas, on Friday, April 29.
A skier enjoys fresh snow in Aviemore, Scotland, on Tuesday, April 26.
A man stands on the parched bed of Vastrapur Lake in Ahmadabad, India, on Sunday, April 24.
A child is lifted from a boat after being rescued from her flooded apartment in Houston on Monday, April 18.
People sunbathe on a beach near Athens, Greece, on Sunday, April 24.
A man with his face covered by a protective mask walks on a street in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday, April 25. Air quality across the country was being affected by fine and yellow dust.
A man rides his bicycle in a colza field near Dresden, Germany, on Thursday, April 21.
Mailboxes are covered with snow in Nederland, Colorado, on Sunday, April 17.
People cross a flooded street following heavy rain on the outskirts of Peshawar, Pakistan, on Monday, April 4.
Tropical Cyclone Fantala circulates just northwest of Madagascar on Wednesday, April 20.
A paddleboarder rides a wave with his dog in Varazze, Italy, on Tuesday, April 19.
Commuters drive through heavy rain in Colombo, Sri Lanka, on Tuesday, April 19.
The Mapocho River overflows during heavy rain in Santiago, Chile, on Sunday, April 17.