BAMS State of the Climate in 2012 Report
The State of the Climate in 2012 report is a supplement to the August 2013 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS Vol. 94, No. 8).
Download the full State of the Climate in 2012 report from BAMS.
Supplemental and Summary Materials
The following materials supplement and summarize the report and can help you further explore the report’s findings and details.
NOAA Press Release
On August 6, 2013, NOAA issued a press release in conjunction with the report’s release.
Media Briefing Slides
Download the slides used in media briefings associated with the report’s release.
NOAA’s Climate.gov team created these highlights, which primarily draw upon the report’s contents but also utilize other sources to provide additional details.
Real-Time Attribution Paper
View the Explaining Extreme Events of 2012 from a Climate Perspective report that appeared in the September 2013 issue of BAMS.
How to Cite This Report
Citing the Complete Report
Blunden, J., and D. S. Arndt, Eds., 2013: State of the Climate in 2012. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94 (8), S1-S238.
Example of Citing a Chapter
Jeffries, M. O. and J. Richter-Menge, Eds., 2013: Arctic [in "State of the Climate in 2012"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94 (8), S111-146.
Example of Citing a Section
Tedesco, M., and Coathurs, 2013: [Arctic] Greenland ice sheet [in "State of the Climate in 2012"]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 94 (8), S121-S123.