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BAMS State of the Climate in 2015 Report

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The State of the Climate in 2015 report is a supplement to the August 2016 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS Vol. 97, No. 8).

Download the full State of the Climate in 2015 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 Media Highlights
    On August 2, 2016, NOAA issued this document in conjunction with the report’s release.
  • Media Briefing Slides
    Download the slides used in media briefings associated with the report’s release.
  • Highlights Materials
    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.

How to Cite This Report

  • Citing the Complete Report
    Blunden, J., and D. S. Arndt, Eds., 2016: State of the Climate in 2015. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97 (8), S1-S275.
  • Example of Citing a Chapter
    Mekonnen, A., J. A. Renwick, and A. Sánchez-Lugo, Eds., 2016: Regional climates [in “State of the Climate in 2015”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97 (8), S173–S226.
  • Example of Citing a Section
    Tsidu, M., 2016: Southern Africa between 5° and 30°S [in “State of the Climate in 2015”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97 (8), S192–S193.