August 8, 2016
The July temperature averaged across the contiguous United States was 75.3°F, or 1.6°F higher than the 20th century average.
August 4, 2016
According to the August 2 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 21.1% of the contiguous U.S.
August 3, 2016
With fond memories and warm wishes, we announce that NCEI Director Tom Karl is retiring after nearly 41 years of Federal service.
August 2, 2016
We’re announcing the release of the State of the Climate in 2015 report, an assessment of the world’s climate system.
July 28, 2016
According to the July 26 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 20.8% of the contiguous U.S.
July 27, 2016
NOAA NASA DEVELOP participants present the results of their summer research projects at The Collider in Asheville, North Carolina.
July 21, 2016
According to the July 19 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 18.8% of the contiguous U.S.
July 19, 2016
The June 2016 global temperature over land and ocean surfaces was the highest on record for the month of June.
July 15, 2016
This year marks the centennial of the worst flooding in recorded history to hit Asheville and western North Carolina.
July 14, 2016
According to the July 12 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 17.7% of the contiguous U.S.
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