May 13, 2014
The average temperature for the contiguous United States during April was 51.7°F, 0.7°F above the 20th century average.
May 9, 2014
NCDC’s National Temperature Index page allows users to compare temperature anomalies, or departures from average, using multiple datasets.
May 8, 2014
According to the May 6 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 40.1% of the contiguous U.S.
May 7, 2014
If you’ve ever contacted NCDC’s customer support team, you’ve likely talked with Sam McCown or one of his team members.
May 6, 2014
On May 6, 2014, the White House released the third National Climate Assessment.
May 2, 2014
According to the April 29 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.4% of the contiguous U.S.
April 24, 2014
According to the April 22 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 38.4% of the contiguous U.S.
April 22, 2014
The globally averaged temperature for March 2014 was the fourth highest since record keeping began in 1880.
April 21, 2014
NCDC’s “2013 Global Significant Climate Anomalies and Events Map” won an Award of Distinction from the Center for Plain Language.
April 18, 2014
Scientists can determine many aspects of the climate a tree lived in for hundreds of years from its rings.
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