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Daily Weather Records

August 10, 2018
NCEI’s Daily Weather Records Data Tool provides a summary of recent temperature, precipitation, and snowfall station records.

On This Day: The Halloween Blizzard of 1991

October 30, 2018
Halloween 1991 was no treat for many residents in Iowa and Minnesota who were buried under several feet of snow and up to 3 inches of ice.

Assessing the Global Climate in January 2017

July 30, 2018
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for January 2017 was the third highest for the month.

The Great Appalachian Storm in Historical Context

August 8, 2018
The November 22–30, 1950, Great Appalachian snowstorm ranked as a Category 5 event for the Ohio Valley on the Regional Snowfall Index.

Planet Postcard: Glacial Revelations

August 22, 2018
Glaciers are much more than meets the eye. They provide a window into the past and perhaps, a glimpse into our future.

On This Day: The 1993 Storm of the Century

March 12, 2019
In March 1993, the Storm of the Century struck the U.S. East Coast, claiming more than 270 lives and causing billions of dollars in damage.

Are You Dreaming of a White Christmas?

August 9, 2018
See which places have the best chance of being a winter wonderland on December 25 according to weather history.

Climate Change and Extreme Snow in the U.S.

August 14, 2018
Heavy seasonal snow and extreme snowstorms continue to occur with great frequency even though Earth’s climate has warmed.