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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.

World Magnetic Model 2020 Released

December 10, 2019

As part of the regular update cycle of the World Magnetic Model, NCEI has released the WMM2020 in collaboration with the British Geological Survey.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in November 2019

December 9, 2019

Coast-to-coast snowstorms cause travel delays during Thanksgiving week

Attending the 2019 AGU Fall Meeting

December 6, 2019

NCEI scientists are highlighting some of our latest research, products, and services at the 2019 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for December 3, 2019

December 5, 2019

According to the December 3 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 9.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

Detecting Solar Features in Real Time

December 3, 2019

A new machine-learning technique by NOAA searches massive amounts of solar data, giving a leg up to timely space weather forecasts.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 26, 2019

November 27, 2019

According to the November 26 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

NCEI Initiates New Data Volume Reporting Method

November 25, 2019

To ensure appropriate planning for and reporting of its archiving systems, NCEI recently changed the way it calculates archive data volumes.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 19, 2019

November 21, 2019

According to the November 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.2% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

Assessing the Global Climate in October 2019

November 18, 2019

Second warmest October on record for the globe

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 12, 2019

November 14, 2019

According to the November 12 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.