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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.

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.

Assessing the Global Climate in July 2018

August 20, 2018
The global land and ocean temperature departure from average for July 2018 was the fourth highest on record for the month of July.

Assessing the U.S. Climate in July 2018

August 8, 2018
During July 2018, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 75.5°F, 1.9°F above the 20th century average.

A Special Report on Climate Science

September 21, 2018
The U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Climate Science Special Report, Volume 1 of the Fourth National Climate Assessment.

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.

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.

Assessing the Global Climate in February 2017

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

Assessing the Global Climate in March 2017

July 26, 2018
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for March 2017 was the second highest for the month.