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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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March 25, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 23, 2021

According to the March 23, 2021 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.4% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 24, 2021

Humans of NCEI: William Angel

Get to know William Angel, a Management and Program Analyst in the Support Services Division who supports NCEI’s teams.

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March 18, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 16, 2021

According to the March 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 36.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 12, 2021

Assessing the Global Climate in February 2021

The global surface temperature departure from average for February 2021 was the 16th highest on record for the month of February.

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March 11, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 9, 2021

According to the March 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.1% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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March 11, 2021

On This Day: 2011 Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.1 earthquake struck off the northeast coast of Honshu, Japan, generating a deadly tsunami.

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March 10, 2021

NASA DEVELOP NCEI Spring 2021 Term

NCEI continues its seven-year partnership with the NASA DEVELOP Program working with early-career scientists and university students.

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March 8, 2021

Assessing the U.S. Climate in February 2021

During February, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 30.6°F, 3.2°F below the 20th century average.

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March 5, 2021

U.S. Drought Monitor Update for October 17, 2017

According to the October 17 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to extreme drought covers 12.5% of the contiguous U.S.

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March 4, 2021

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

According to the March 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 39.0% of the United States including Puerto Rico.

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