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Assessing the U.S. Climate in November 2018

December 7, 2018
During November, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 40.1°F, 1.6°F below the 20th century average.

Assessing the Global Climate in October 2018

November 20, 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for October 2018 was second highest on record for the month of October.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in October 2018

November 7, 2018
During October 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 53.8°F, 0.3°F below the 20th century average.

Precipitation Record Helps Forecasting

October 29, 2018
A new Climate Data Record brings improvements to precipitation and hydrological observations and forecasting.

Assessing the Global Climate in September 2018

October 17, 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for September 2018 was fourth highest on record for the month of September.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in September 2018

October 9, 2018
During September 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 67.8°F, 2.9°F above the 20th century average.

September 2018 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

September 25, 2018
The September 2018 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are available for 10 regions and subregions of the United States.

Assessing the Global Climate in August 2018

September 18, 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for August 2018 was the fifth highest on record for the month of August.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in August 2018

September 6, 2018
During August 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 73.6°F, 1.5°F above the 20th century average.

Regional Climate Centers: Hubs of Local Expertise

August 23, 2018
Learn about the Regional Climate Centers that support NOAA and expand the understanding of climate and weather across the Nation.