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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.

NOAA Data Help Land the Next Catch

April 20, 2018

NOAA ocean and coastal data at NCEI support value-added services that help fishing.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 17, 2018

April 19, 2018

According to the April 17 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.9% of the contiguous U.S.

Assessing the Global Climate in March 2018

April 18, 2018

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

Weather Data: Beyond the Forecast

April 13, 2018

NOAA weather and climate data at NCEI support the economy through third-party weather service providers.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 10, 2018

April 12, 2018

According to the April 10 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 29.7% of the contiguous U.S.

The Secret’s in the Science

April 11, 2018

NCEI returns to the annual science festival to offer educational opportunities for all ages.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in March 2018

April 6, 2018

During March 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 42.6°F, 1.1°F  above the 20th century average.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 3, 2018

April 5, 2018

According to the April 3 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 29.4% of the contiguous U.S.

Visualizing Disasters: New Hazardous Event Posters Available

April 3, 2018

NCEI’s latest editions of its historical natural hazard events posters have been released.

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 27, 2018

March 29, 2018

According to the March 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.8% of the contiguous U.S.