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Air Temperature

Assessing the U.S. Climate in May 2018

July 30, 2018
During May 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 65.4°F, 5.2°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in June 2018

July 30, 2018
During June 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 71.5°F, 3.0°F above the 20th century average.

Assessing the Global Climate in January 2018

July 26, 2018
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January 2018 was the fifth highest on record.

Assessing the Global Climate in April 2018

July 26, 2018
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for April 2018 was the third highest on record.

Assessing the Global Climate in June 2018

July 26, 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for June 2018 was the fifth highest on record for the month of June.

What’s a USCRN Station?

August 27, 2018
The U.S. Climate Reference Network’s observing stations are equipped with a standard set of sensors to monitor climate.

June 2018 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

August 13, 2018
The June 2018 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 10 regions and subregions.

Assessing the Global Climate in May 2018

August 9, 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for May 2018 was the fourth highest on record for the month of May.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in April 2018

July 31, 2018
During April 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 48.9°F, 2.2°F below the 20th century average.

Assessing the Global Climate in March 2018

August 9, 2018
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for March 2018 was the fifth highest on record.