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There’s a lot going on at NCEI. Discover more about us and Earth’s climate, oceans, coasts, and geophysics in these featured news stories.
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November 24, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 23, 2021

According to the November 23 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 42.3% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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November 18, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 16, 2021

According to the November 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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November 16, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Douglas Rao

Get to know Douglas Rao, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar who specializes in satellite remote sensing and statistical modeling for climate and environmental applications.

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November 15, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in October 2021

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for October 2021 was the fourth highest on record for the month of October

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November 15, 2021

Metop-A Spacecraft Set to Retire

After 15 years of service, the Meteorological Operational Satellite A (Metop-A) spacecraft will be deorbited in November 2021.

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November 8, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in October 2021

During October, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 57.0°F, 2.9°F above the 20th-century average.

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November 4, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 2, 2021

According to the November 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico

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October 28, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 26, 2021

According to the October 26 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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October 26, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Nancy Ritchey

Get to know Nancy Ritchey, Archive Branch Chief, who is responsible for leading a team to make our data usable for generations to come.

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October 21, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 19, 2021

According to the October 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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