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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 July 11, 2017

July 13, 2017

According to the July 11 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 9.6% of the contiguous U.S.

Inside NCEI: Regional Science Officer Patrick Caldwell

July 11, 2017

Meet NCEI’s Pat Caldwell, surfer, oceanographer, and data steward.

On This Day: Earth’s Hottest Temperature

July 10, 2017

On July 10, 1913, Greenland Ranch in Death Valley observed the hottest surface air temperature ever recorded on Earth.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2017

July 7, 2017

During June, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 70.3°F—1.9°F above the 20th century average.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for July 4, 2017

July 6, 2017

According to the July 4 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 8.5% of the contiguous U.S.

Scientists, Kids Work Together in Summer Program

July 6, 2017

NCEI scientists participated in a hands-on program to teach students about the important role of watersheds.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 27, 2017

June 29, 2017

According to the June 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 8.0% of the contiguous U.S.

Attending the 2017 AMS Conference on Applied Climatology

June 26, 2017

NCEI scientists and staff are highlighting our research, products, and services at the AMS 23rd Conference on Applied Climatology.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 20, 2017

June 22, 2017

According to the June 20 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 7.0% of the contiguous U.S.

June 2017 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

June 22, 2017

The June 2017 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 10 regions and subregions.