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Assessing the U.S. Climate in 2018

February 12, 2019
According to the U.S. Climate Report, 2018 became the 22nd consecutive warmer-than-average year and was the 14th warmest on record.

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.

December 2017 Regional Climate Impacts and Outlooks

August 9, 2018
The December 2017 three-month summaries of climate impacts and outlooks are now available for 10 regions and subregions.

Eclipse Will Have Atmospheric Impact

August 23, 2018
Total solar eclipse offers NOAA, CIRES researchers in NCEI rare opportunity to study Earth’s upper atmosphere under controlled conditions.

New Regional Climatologies Released

August 23, 2018
The Northern North Pacific and Northeast Pacific Regional climatologies play a significant role in long-term Earth and ocean climate change.

Tracking the Gulf Dead Zone

August 22, 2018
NOAA works to understand, predict, and ultimately reduce hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico and its impacts to ecosystems and coastal communities.

Ready, Set, Eclipse

February 22, 2019
Anticipating the total solar eclipse this August? Learn from NCEI and CICS-NC about how cloudiness may affect this rare spectacle.

Preparing with Extreme Weather Information Sheets

September 11, 2018
NCEI maintains NOAA’s Extreme Weather Information Sheets to provide emergency contact information for residents of coastal regions.