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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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March 11, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 9, 2021

According to the March 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.1% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 11, 2021

On This Day: 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Honshu, Japan, generating a deadly tsunami.

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March 10, 2021

NASA DEVELOP NCEI Spring 2021 Term

NCEI continues its seven-year partnership with the NASA DEVELOP Program working with early-career scientists and university students.

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March 8, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in February 2021

During February, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 30.6°F, 3.2°F below the 20th century average.

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March 5, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 17, 2017

According to the October 17 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.5% of the contiguous U.S.

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March 4, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 2, 2021

According to the March 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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February 18, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for February 16, 2021

According to the February 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 37.8% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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February 17, 2021

NOAA Vídeos de Conocimiento Climática

NCEI es uno de los principales contribuyentes al avance de la ciencia climática y una parte fundamental de esa misión es crear explicaciones accesibles de las complejidades del tiempo, el clima y el cambio climático impulsado por el hombre.

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February 17, 2021

NOAA Videos Support Climate Literacy

Our simple videos increase the accessibility of climate science.

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February 12, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in January 2021

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for January 2021 was the seventh-highest on record for the month of January.

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