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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.
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November 25, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 24, 2020

According to the November 24 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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November 20, 2020

NASA DEVELOP Fall Term at NCEI

NASA DEVELOP team works to create a descriptive measure of moisture anomalies.

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November 19, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 17, 2020

According to the November 17 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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November 18, 2020

A Warming Earth is Also a Wetter Earth

As temperatures rise across the globe, many places may experience more intense bouts of precipitation.

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November 13, 2020

Assessing the Global Climate in October 2020

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for October 2020 was the fourth highest on record for the month of October.

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November 12, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 10, 2020

According to the November 10 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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November 10, 2020

Humans of NCEI: Nic Arcos

Get to know Nic Arcos, a physical scientist that leads OGSSD’s Tsunami/Coastal Hazards data management in the Geophysical Sciences Branch.

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November 6, 2020

Assessing the U.S. Climate in October 2020

During October, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 54.4°F, 0.3°F above the 20th-century average.

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November 5, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 3, 2020

According to the November 3 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 37.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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October 29, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 27, 2020

According to the October 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.8% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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