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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. Through the Center for Weather and Climate and the Center for Coasts, Oceans, and Geophysics, we provide over 37 petabytes of comprehensive atmospheric, coastal, oceanic, and geophysical data.

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September 24, 2020

According to the September 22 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 33.5% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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September 16, 2020

Integrate newly developed resources from NOAA into youth education.

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September 14, 2020

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for August 2020 was 1.69°F (0.94°C), the second warmest on record for the month of August.

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September 15, 2020

Meet oceanographer Hernan Garcia with our newest installment of Humans of NCEI.

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Archive

NCEI maintains one of the most significant archives on Earth, with comprehensive oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data. We archive over 26 terabytes of data each month from over 130 observing platforms.

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Access

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.

How to Access