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  • NCDC Releases February 2013 Global Climate Report

    According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature for February 2013 tied with 2003 as the ninth warmest February since record keeping began in 1880. 

  • Remembering the Storm of the Century 20 Years Later

    Exactly 20 years ago, on March 12–14, 1993, the Storm of the Century struck the eastern United States causing approximately $5.5 billion in damages.

  • Winter 2012–2013 in Review—A Climate.gov Video

    March 11, 2013 Climate.gov released a new video starring Deke Arndt, Chief of the Climate Monitoring Branch at NCDC. 

  • NCDC Releases February 2013 U.S. Climate Report

    According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during the winter season was 34.3°F.

  • U.S. Drought Monitor Update for March 5, 2013

    According to the March 5 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 53.3% of the contiguous U.S.

  • NCDC Insider: Meet CICS-NC Mathematician, Jessica Matthews

    Co-located with NCDC is NOAA's Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina (CICS-NC). CICS-NC provides for collaborative research and associated activities in support of NOAA mission goals related to meteorological satellite and climate data and information research and development. Jessica Matthews is one of the CICS-NC staff working closely with NCDC on a variety of projects.

  • U.S. Climate Reference Network Reveals Emerging Capabilities

    Not only have the data from the 10-year-old U.S. Climate Reference Network (USCRN) matched up extremely well with the data from the older and more populous U.S. Historical Climatology Network, but new measurements from the USCRN are offering significant capabilities for climate applications and use in climate studies.

  • Supporting National Severe Weather Preparedness Week

    During National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and NOAA emphasize the need for individuals, families, businesses, and nonprofits to prepare emergency plans and to know what to do before severe weather strikes.

  • U.S. Drought Monitor Update for February 26, 2013

    According to the February 26 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 54.2% of the contiguous U.S.

  • Frost and Freeze Data Users Workshop

    NCDC and the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina (CICS-NC) are hosting a users’ workshop discussion on frost and freeze data March 20–21, 2013 in Asheville, NC.

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