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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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January 8, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in 2020

During 2020, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 54.4°F, 2.4°F above the twentieth-century average.

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January 7, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for January 5, 2021

According to the January 5 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.3% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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January 7, 2021

Participating in the 2021 AMS Annual Meeting

NCEI scientists and staff showcase their work and knowledge at the 2021 annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society.

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January 5, 2021

December 2020 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

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

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December 31, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for December 29, 2020

According to the December 29 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 41.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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December 22, 2020

Humans of NCEI: Carrie Wall

Here at NCEI, we aren’t just data—we are people. In our Humans of NCEI series, meet the awesome minds that manage one of the largest archives of atmospheric, coastal, geophysical, and oceanic research in the world. Get to know Carrie Wall, a scientist who leads the national archives for passive acoustic and water-column sonar data.

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December 17, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for December 15, 2020

According to the December 15 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 41.2% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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December 17, 2020

2020 North Atlantic Hurricane Season Shatters Records

The North Atlantic hurricane season of 2020 was one for the record books. NCEI scientist Jim Kossin puts the season in perspective.

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December 14, 2020

Assessing the Global Climate in November 2020

The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for November 2020 was second-highest on record for the month of November.

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December 10, 2020

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for December 8, 2020

According to the December 8 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 41.1% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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