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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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May 20, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 18, 2021

According to the May 18 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 37.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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May 18, 2021

Using AI to Listen and Learn about Humpback Whales

A paper in Frontiers in Marine Science documents a study in applying artificial intelligence to analyze a large passive acoustic dataset.

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May 13, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in April 2021

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

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May 13, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 11, 2021

According to the May 11 U.S. Drought Monitor, the U.S. drought footprint now stands at 38.6%.

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May 7, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in April 2021

During April, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 51.9°F, 0.9°F above the 20th-century average.

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May 6, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for May 4, 2021

According to the May 4 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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May 4, 2021

NOAA Delivers New U.S. Climate Normals

New U.S. Climate Normals from NOAA encompass temperature and precipitation averages for the last three decades, 1991–2020.

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April 29, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for April 27, 2021

According to the April 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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April 26, 2021

Brood X Cicada Emergence

Expected date of periodical cicada emergence tied to climate data.

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April 26, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Nazila Merati

Get to know Nazila Merati, a Physical Scientist who is a data management planner and data steward for long-term data preservation.

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