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National Centers for Environmental Information

NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) hosts and provides public access to one of the most significant archives for environmental data on Earth. We provide over 37 petabytes of comprehensive atmospheric, coastal, oceanic, and geophysical data.

Picture of wild turkeys

November 25, 2020

According to the November 24 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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Photo of snow-covered Absaroka Mountain Range

November 20, 2020

NASA DEVELOP team works to create a descriptive measure of moisture anomalies.

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Photo of rain on pavement

November 18, 2020

As temperatures rise across the globe, many places may experience more intense bouts of precipitation.

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Picture of houses in Greenland

November 13, 2020

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for October 2020 was the fourth highest on record for the month of October.

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NCEI maintains one of the most significant archives on Earth, with comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. We archive over 229 terabytes of data each month from over 130 observing platforms.

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NCEI provides access to an extensive archive of environmental data through several platforms. We deliver the climate, coastal, oceanographic, and geophysical data you need in a variety of formats.

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