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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.

Attending the Summer ESIP Meeting

July 15, 2019

NCEI scientists will be helping advance environmental data stewardship at the 2019 Summer Meeting of the Earth Science Information Partners.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for July 9, 2019

July 11, 2019

According to the July 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 3.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2019

July 9, 2019

The contiguous U.S. has surpassed its wettest 12-month period on record for the third time in 2019.

Young Scholars Team Up on Studies

July 3, 2019

Young scholars work with NOAA over the summer to partner on research projects that can be applied to real-world issues.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for July 2, 2019

July 3, 2019

According to the July 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 3.3% of the United States and Puerto Rico.

Recording Global Precipitation: CMORPH

July 1, 2019

A new Climate Data Record provides operational global precipitation data.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 25, 2019

June 27, 2019

According to the June 25 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 3.3% of the United States.

June 2019 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

June 27, 2019

The June 2019 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for several regions and subregions.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 18, 2019

June 20, 2019

According to the June 18 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 4.0% of the United States.

Assessing the Global Climate in May 2019

June 18, 2019

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