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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.

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.

NOAA Advances Temperature Analysis

June 18, 2019

NCEI releases a new version of the NOAA Global Temperature dataset used worldwide for climate studies.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 11, 2019

June 13, 2019

According to the June 11 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 4.0% of the United States.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 4, 2019

June 6, 2019

According to the June 4, 2019, U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 5.0% of the United States.