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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 May 21, 2019

May 23, 2019

According to the May 21 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 2.7% of the United States.

Assessing the Global Climate in April 2019

May 20, 2019

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for April 2019 was second highest on record for the month of April.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 14, 2019

May 16, 2019

According to the May 14 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to severe drought covers 2.4% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 7, 2019

May 9, 2019

According to the May 7 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to severe drought covers 2.5% of the United States.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in April 2019

May 8, 2019

During April, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 52.9°F, 1.8°F above the 20th century average.

Meeting the Needs of Data Users

May 7, 2019

NCEI meets with users in a conference designed to further the uses of environmental data in public and private sectors.

NOAA Offers Climate Data for Counties

May 6, 2019

U.S. data, maps, and rankings for temperature and precipitation provide information on the county level.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 30, 2019

May 2, 2019

According to the April 30 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to severe drought covers 2.6% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 23, 2019

April 25, 2019

According to the April 23 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to severe drought covers 2.6% of the United States.

Science Expo: Made in Western North Carolina

April 24, 2019

NCEI returns to the annual science festival to offer educational opportunities for all ages.