February 11, 2015
NCDC held a workshop and discussion focused on improving resiliency to drought in the southwestern United States.
February 9, 2015
Scientists link the fluctuations in the natural gas markets to large temperature variability in the U.S. winters of 2011–2012 and 2013–2014.
February 6, 2015
During January, the average contiguous U.S. temperature was 33.0°F, 2.9°F above the 20th century average.
February 5, 2015
According to the February 3 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.4% of the contiguous U.S.
January 30, 2015
NCDC used the Regional Snowfall Index to rank the January 25–28, 2015, Northeast blizzard and its societal impacts.
January 29, 2015
According to the January 27 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.6% of the contiguous U.S.
January 23, 2015
The “Great Blizzard of 1978,” classified as a Category 5 storm by the Regional Snowfall Index, struck the Upper Midwest region with force.
January 22, 2015
According to the January 20 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 28.2% of the contiguous U.S.
January 16, 2015
State-of-the-art preservation techniques ensure the quality and integrity of historical data in the NCDC archive.
January 15, 2015
The globally averaged temperature over land and ocean surfaces for 2014 was the highest since record keeping began in 1880.