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BAMS State of the Climate in 2016 Report

The State of the Climate in 2016 report is a supplImage depicting the front cover of the State of the Climate in 2016 report.ement to the August 2017 issue of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (link is external) (BAMS Vol. 98, No. 8).

Download the full State of the Climate in 2016 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., 2017: State of the Climate in 2016. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98 (8), Si–S277, doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  • Example of Citing a Chapter
    Diamond, H. J. and C. J. Schreck III, Eds., 2017: The Tropics [in “State of the Climate in 2016”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98 (8), S93–S128, doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.
  • Example of Citing a Section
    Bell, G., M. L’Heureux, and M. S. Halpert, 2017: ENSO and the tropical Pacific [in “State of the Climate in 2016”]. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98 (8), S93–S98, doi:10.1175 /2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.1.