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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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July 9, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2021

During June, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 72.6°F, 4.2°F above the 20th-century average.

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July 8, 2021

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

According to the July 6 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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July 7, 2021

NASA DEVELOP NCEI Summer 2021 Term

Summer 2021 NASA DEVELOP team at NCEI work towards improvements in drought monitoring techniques for Illinois.

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July 6, 2021

Day In, Day Out, NCEI Takes Data Seriously

Behind the colorful pictures of the ocean, reports about the climate, and graphics about billion-dollar disasters lives a lot of data.

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July 2, 2021

NCEI Releases Groundbreaking Microplastics Database

NCEI has released the first-of-its-kind global microplastics database to address the growing concern of microplastics pollution.

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July 1, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 29, 2021

According to the June 29 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.5% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 30, 2021

June 2021 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

The June 2021 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 11 regions and subregions.

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June 28, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Arthur A. Annis III

Get to know Arthur Annis, NCEI’s Inventory Management Specialist.

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June 24, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 22, 2021

According to the June 22 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 23, 2021

NCEI Appoints Interim Regional Climate Services Directors

Three areas in the United States—Alaska, Western, and Southern regions—gain interim Regional Climate Services Directors.

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