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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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February 2, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for January 31, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 35.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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February 1, 2023

The Gulf of Mexico Is Getting Warmer

NCEI scientists have quantified the warming trend in the upper Gulf of Mexico over the past 50 years (1970–2020).

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January 26, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for January 24, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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January 23, 2023

Humans of NCEI: Richard Saltus

Get to know Richard Saltus, a Research Scientist studying geomagnetism at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES).

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January 19, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for January 17, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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January 18, 2023

2022 WMM Annual Report is Released

Last month saw the publication of the 2022 State of the Geomagnetic Field Report.

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January 13, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for January 10, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.8% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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January 12, 2023

Assessing the Global Climate in 2022

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for 2022 was sixth-highest on record for the year.

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January 10, 2023

Assessing the U.S. Climate in 2022

During 2022, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 53.4°F, which is 1.4°F above the 20th century average.

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January 5, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for January 3, 2023

According to the January 3, 2023 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico, a decrease from last week’s 41.5%.

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