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Due to system maintenance, users should expect delays in accessing some of NCEI archived climate models

Sea Surface Temperature

NOAA Advances Temperature Analysis

July 19, 2019
NCEI releases a new version of the NOAA Global Temperature dataset used worldwide for climate studies.

Assessing the Global Climate in 2018

February 6, 2019
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2018 was 1.42°F (0.79°C) above the 20th century average.

Reporting on the State of the Climate in 2017

August 7, 2018
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2017 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.

Planet Postcard: A Bucket Full of Data

August 29, 2018
Less than 100 years ago, scientists and sailors used ordinary wooden buckets to measure sea surface temperatures.