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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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November 15, 2021

Metop-A Spacecraft Set to Retire

After 15 years of service, the Meteorological Operational Satellite A (Metop-A) spacecraft will be deorbited in November 2021.

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November 8, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in October 2021

During October, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 57.0°F, 2.9°F above the 20th-century average.

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November 4, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for November 2, 2021

According to the November 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico

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October 28, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 26, 2021

According to the October 26 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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October 26, 2021

Humans of NCEI: Nancy Ritchey

Get to know Nancy Ritchey, Archive Branch Chief, who is responsible for leading a team to make our data usable for generations to come.

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October 21, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 19, 2021

According to the October 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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October 19, 2021

Introducing NCEI’s Regional Climate Services Directors

Get to know NCEI's six Regional Climate Services Directors.

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October 15, 2021

NASA DEVELOP Fall 2021 Term at NCEI

Fall 2021 NASA DEVELOP team at NCEI uses satellite data to study seasonal water variability in the Midwest.

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October 14, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 12, 2021

According to the October 12 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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October 14, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in September 2021

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

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