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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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September 12, 2023

The USS Jeannette’s Perilous Journey

USS Jeannette explored the Arctic until sinking in 1881 after hitting impenetrable sea ice. Survivors returned with valuable sea ice records.

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September 11, 2023

Assessing the U.S. Climate in August 2023

During August, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 74.4°F, which is 2.3°F above the 20th-century average.

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September 7, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for September 5, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.2% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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September 6, 2023

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2022

We announce the release of the State of the Climate in 2022 report, an annual assessment of Earth’s climate system.

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September 5, 2023

Celebrating 40 Years of the Regional Climate Center Program: Applied Climate Information System

Applied Climate Information System (ACIS) was developed and maintained by the NOAA RCCs to manage the complex flow of climate information.

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August 31, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for August 29, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.8% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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August 29, 2023

Humans of NCEI: Katy Luquire

Get to know Katy Luquire, a data scientist.

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September 29, 2019
Updated August 25, 2023

On This Day: 2009 Samoa Islands Tsunami

The 2009 Samoa Islands tsunami caused the largest number of American deaths due to a tsunami in the 21st Century.

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August 24, 2023

U.S. Drought: Weekly Report for August 22, 2023

Moderate to exceptional drought covers 27.5% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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August 1, 2023
Updated August 24, 2023

Don’t Let Cloud Coverage Eclipse Your Moment Under the Sun

Looking forward to the annular solar eclipse this October? Learn how viewability and other weather conditions could impact your long-awaited view.

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