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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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May 7, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in April 2021

During April, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 51.9°F, 0.9°F above the 20th-century average.

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May 6, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 4, 2021

According to the May 4 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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May 4, 2021

NOAA Delivers New U.S. Climate Normals

New U.S. Climate Normals from NOAA encompass temperature and precipitation averages for the last three decades, 1991–2020.

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April 29, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 27, 2021

According to the April 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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April 26, 2021

Brood X Cicada Emergence

Expected date of periodical cicada emergence tied to climate data.

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April 26, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Nazila Merati

Get to know Nazila Merati, a Physical Scientist who is a data management planner and data steward for long-term data preservation.

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April 22, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 20, 2021

According to the April 20 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.5% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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April 20, 2021

2021 Mountain Science Expo: Backyards, Beakers, and Beyond

NCEI returns to the annual regional science festival virtually.

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April 19, 2021

Historical Climate Data for the Globe

NOAA contributes to an international effort to offer a collection of historical climate data for global uses.

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April 15, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 13, 2021

According to the April 13 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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