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.  

June 30, 2020

Transcript available! On Wednesday, February 5, climate expert Dr. Gijs de Boer answered questions in a Climate.gov tweet chat about the ATOMIC cloud-science mission in Barbados. Read the transcript. 

December 9, 2019

Edited by NOAA scientists, the new report reveals scientists' advancing ability to quantify human imprint in climate.

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. 

Boat moved by Florence storm surge
October 29, 2020

Human-caused climate change is not the sole cause of any single extreme event. However, changes in the intensity or frequency of extremes may be influenced by human-caused climate change.

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.

March 7, 2019

A deadly tornado tore through eastern Alabama as part of a broader tornado outbreak across the southeastern United States during the beginning of March 2019

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