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Visualization of Enterprise, Alabama, tornado of 2007.
August 18, 2018
NCEI’s Weather and Climate Toolkit provides simple visualization and data export of the weather and climate data archived at the Center.
Photo of eastern Utah for NOAA by Sean Linehan
Aug 16, 2018
According to the August 14 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.7% of the United States.
Graphic of global map with an overlay of computer code.
August 16, 2018
NCEI’s Historical Observing Metadata Repository (HOMR) is an integrated station history database that provides land-based station metadata.
Photo of clouds in front of the sun
August 15, 2018
NCEI’s Daily Weather Records Data Tool provides a summary of recent temperature, precipitation, and snowfall station records.
Photo of a one hundred degree Fahrenheit heat wave ©GettyImages/Marccophoto
August 13, 2018
The U.S. Climate Extremes Index brings together several indicators to chart the occurrence of extreme events in the United States.
Satellite image of Hurricane Irma, September 2017. Courtesy of NOAA.
August 10, 2018
Solar activity during the 2017 hurricane season has scientists studying the implications of space weather during emergencies.
Photo of Rockhound Park in New Mexico
Aug 9, 2018
According to the August 7 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.2% of the United States.
Photo of Santa Cruz California lighthouse
August 8, 2018
During July 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 75.5°F, 1.9°F above the 20th century average.
Aug 2, 2018
According to the July 31 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 29.0% of the United States.
Photo of spring desert wildflowers in Anza Borrego Desert State Park, California
August 1, 2018
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2017 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.