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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.

Space Weather Data Takes Flight

May 25, 2018

NCEI’s scientists go far beyond data archiving and stewardship when it comes to GOES-R space weather instruments and products.

An Eye-Catching Climatology

May 25, 2018

A new climatology of tropical cyclone eye location and size provides unique insight into the history and future of these storms.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 22, 2018

May 24, 2018

According to the May 22 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 26.7% of the contiguous U.S.

Assessing the Global Climate in April 2018

May 17, 2018

The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for April 2018 was the third highest on record.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 15, 2018

May 17, 2018

According to the May 15 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.3% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 8, 2018

May 10, 2018

According to the May 8 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 27.7% of the contiguous U.S.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in April 2018

May 8, 2018

During April 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 48.9°F, 2.2°F below the 20th century average.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 1, 2018

May 3, 2018

According to the May 1 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.6% of the contiguous U.S.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 24, 2018

April 26, 2018

According to the April 24 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 29.0% of the contiguous U.S.

Outside the Science: NCEI Engages, Educates, and Inspires

April 25, 2018

Welcome to our new series, Outside the Science, featuring NCEI’s work with many stakeholders to support our data-driven mission.