March 16, 2020

Cool conditions in Alaska and northern Canada related to a strong polar vortex were not enough to outweigh the extreme warmth across Europe and Asia in February 2020. Both the Northern Hemisphere and the globe as a whole had their second-warmest February on record.  

November 14, 2019

On Tuesday, November 19, NOAA sea level rise expert William Sweet answered questions in a Climate.gov tweet chat about sea level rise and U.S. high-tide flooding. 

October 9, 2019

Much of the southeastern United States went from little drought to widespread severe drought in a matter of a few weeks thanks to little rain and hot and sunny days. 

October 17, 2019

If you missed our August 29 tweet chat, here's the transcript. Read what the fire and smoke experts had to say about the FIREX-AQ field campaign and its mission to study what's in the smoke from wildfires and agricultural burning. 

Satellite image of full disc of Earth on August 3, 2018 from the EPIC camera, with an overlay graph of yearly temperature anomalies since 1850
August 12, 2019

International, authoritative climate report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record.

June 4, 2019

An early heat wave broke temperature records across the Southeast over Memorial Day weekend 2019 as the mercury reached triple digits. 

April 3, 2019

Rapid snowmelt across the Northern Plains led to widespread river flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi River systems in spring 2019.

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