August 9, 2021

The findings of their review of more than 14,000 studies are clear: climate change is affecting nearly every part of the planet, and there is no doubt that human activities are the cause.

Map of Gulf Coast showing rainfall totals May 17-18, 2021
May 21, 2021

Still recovering from two hurricane hits last summer, parts of southwest Louisiana received more than a foot of rain in 24 hours this week.

March 5, 2021

Polar vortex expert Amy Butler and Arctic expert James Overland offer perspectives on the February cold snap in the southern U.S., the polar vortex, and how the Arctic might influence mid-latitude weather.

December 1, 2020

December 2020 and the start of the 2020-2021 winter looks warmer and drier than average for much of the country.

July 1, 2020

July temperatures are favored to be in the warmest third of the recent climate record for much of the U.S. In the drought-stricken Southwest, the odds of well below average precipitation are higher than the odds of an average or wetter-than-average July. 

smoke billows from a burning oil slick contained with sea ice ice by a boom
January 29, 2020

A new crop of studies funded by NOAA's Climate Program Office explores a range of questions about sea ice forecasting, including one of the most basic: how far ahead is it even possible to predict it? 

December 9, 2019

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

December 1, 2016

Providing more timely and accurate information over the western hemisphere, total lightning mapping, and higher resolution images streaming down from space more often, the new GOES satellite marks the first major redesign of the nation’s operational Earth-observing technology in more than 20 years. 

October 12, 2016

The ozone hole didn't cause global warming, but climate and the ozone hole are related in other ways.

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