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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.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for December 11, 2018

December 13, 2018

According to the December 11 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 19.3% of the total U.S.

NOAA Expands Public Access to Big Data

December 10, 2018

A NOAA collaboration with Amazon Web Services expands public access to big datasets.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in November 2018

December 7, 2018

During November, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 40.1°F, 1.6°F below the 20th century average.

Attending the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting

December 7, 2018

NCEI scientists are highlighting some of our latest research, products, and services at the 2018 American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for December 4, 2018

December 6, 2018

According to the December 4 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 18.9% of the U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 27, 2018

November 29, 2018

According to the November 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 19.5% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 20, 2018

November 21, 2018

According to the November 20 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 19.1% of the U.S.

Assessing the Global Climate in October 2018

November 20, 2018

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for October 2018 was second highest on record for the month of October.

NCEI’s Cooperative Institutes: Partners in Science

November 20, 2018

The hard work of science is rarely done alone. NOAA partners with academic and nonprofit institutions to support NOAA’s mission and goals.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 6, 2018

November 8, 2018

According to the November 6 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 18.1% of the United States.