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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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April 13, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in March 2021

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for March 2021 was the eighth highest on record for the month of March.

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April 8, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in March 2021

During March, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 45.5°F, 4.0°F above the 20th-century average.

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April 6, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 6, 2021

According to the April 6 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 37.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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April 1, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 30, 2021

According to the March 30 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 31, 2021

New Climatologies Added to World Ocean Atlas

NCEI has released three new climatology fields for the World Ocean Atlas: density, conductivity, and mixed-layer depth.

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March 30, 2021

March 2021 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

The March 2021 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for several regions and subregions.

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March 25, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 23, 2021

According to the March 23, 2021 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 24, 2021

Humans of NCEI: William Angel

Get to know William Angel, a Management and Program Analyst in the Support Services Division who supports NCEI’s teams.

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March 18, 2021

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

According to the March 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 12, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in February 2021

The global surface temperature departure from average for February 2021 was the 16th highest on record for the month of February.

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