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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.

Data in Action: From Petabytes to Practical Uses

October 16, 2018

Find out how NCEI’s treasure trove of data support innovation, enterprise, and decision-making.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 9, 2018

October 11, 2018

According to the October 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 22.3% of the United States.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in September 2018

October 9, 2018

During September 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 67.8°F, 2.9°F above the 20th century average.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 2, 2018

October 4, 2018

According to the October 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 24.6% of the United States.

Inside NCEI: Meet IT Specialist John Relph

October 2, 2018

As an IT specialist, John Relph helps ensure that we can acquire, secure, and provide access to our wide range of environmental data.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 25, 2018

September 28, 2018

According to the September 25 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 25.1% of the United States.

September 2018 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

September 26, 2018

The September 2018 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are available for 10 regions and subregions of the United States.

Inside NCEI: Meet Associate Scientist Brian Meyer

September 25, 2018

Go inside NCEI to see how Brian Meyer, with the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, became a trackline data manager and why his work is so important.

Monitoring and Studying Harmful Algae

September 24, 2018

Understanding harmful algal blooms requires efforts by many organizations and NOAA to monitor and study their occurrence.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for September 18, 2018

September 20, 2018

According to the September 18 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 26.2% of the United States.