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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 13, 2020

Assessing the Global Climate in June 2020

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for June 2020 was +1.66°F (+0.92°C), tying with 2015 as the third-highest June temperature on record.

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July 8, 2020

Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2020

During June, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 70.3°F, 1.8°F above the 20th-century average.

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July 7, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for July 7, 2020

According to the July 7 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 21.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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July 2, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 30, 2020

According to the June 30 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 21.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 26, 2020

June 2020 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

The June 2020 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 11 regions and subregions.

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June 25, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 23, 2020

According to the June 23 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 21.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 25, 2020

NCEI Archives Data from COSMIC-2 Satellites

NCEI is archiving data from COSMIC-2, a constellation of six microsatellites that launched in June 2019.

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June 18, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 16, 2020

According to the June 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 19.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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June 12, 2020

Assessing the Global Climate in May 2020

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for May 2020 was 1.71°F (0.95°C) above average, tying with 2016 as the warmest May in the 141-year record.

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June 11, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for June 9, 2020

According to the June 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 17.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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