Today, NOAA released preliminary information on extreme weather and climate events in the U.S. for 2012 that are known to have reached the $1 billion threshold in losses.
According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature for November 2012 marked the fifth warmest November on record.
A new compilation of temperature records etched into ice cores, old corals, and lake sediment layers reveals a pattern of global warming from 1880 to 1995 comparable to the global warming trend recorded by thermometers.
According to the December 11 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 61.9% of the contiguous U.S.
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? This time of year, nearly everyone begins to wonder if they will wake up to a winter wonderland on Christmas morning. NCDC can help answer that age-old question.
According to the December 4 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 62.4% of the contiguous U.S.
Climate.gov features a new video entitled "Water Waning into Winter" starring Deke Arndt, Chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch.
According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature for the contiguous United States during November was 44.1°F, 2.1°F above the 20th century average, tying 2004 as the 20th warmest November on record.