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NOAA’s updated version of the global surface temperature dataset (NOAAGlobalTemp) has been released.
Moderate to exceptional drought covers 35.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.
In January, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 35.2°F, which is 5.1°F above the 20th-century average.
Every February 2, we anxiously await groundhog Punxsutawney Phil’s prediction of spring’s arrival, but how accurate is he?
NCEI scientists have quantified the warming trend in the upper Gulf of Mexico over the past 50 years (1970–2020).
Get to know Richard Saltus, a Research Scientist studying geomagnetism at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES).
Last month saw the publication of the 2022 State of the Geomagnetic Field Report.
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for 2022 was sixth-highest on record for the year.
During 2022, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 53.4°F, which is 1.4°F above the 20th century average.
NCEI scientists and staff showcase their work and knowledge during the 2023 annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.