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September 17, 2020
According to the September 15 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 32.8% of the United States including Puerto Rico.
September 14, 2020
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for August 2020 was 1.69°F (0.94°C), the second warmest on record for the month of August.
September 10, 2020
According to the September 8 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 32.7% of the United States including Puerto Rico.
September 9, 2020
During August, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 74.7°F, 2.6°F above the 20th-century average.
September 3, 2020
According to the September 1 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 33.3% of the United States including Puerto Rico.
August 27, 2020
According to the August 25 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 32.9% of the United States including Puerto Rico.
August 20, 2020
According to the August 18 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 30.6% of the United States including Puerto Rico.
August 14, 2020
The July 2020 global land and ocean surface temperature was 1.66°F (0.92°C) above average, tying with 2016 as the second-warmest July on record.
August 12, 2020
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2019 report, an annual assessment of Earth’s climate system.
August 11, 2020
During July, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 75.7°F, 2.1°F above the 20th-century average.