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.

SPherical map of tropical Pacific showing the Dec 2020 temperature anomaly
June 1, 2021

On June 3, 2021, our ENSO Bloggers did a Tweet Chat to talk all things El Niño and La Niña. Here's the transcript.

Photo from a National Guard helicopter showing flooded neighborhoods in Port Arthur, TX, from Hurricane Harvey
March 31, 2021

A panel of hurricane experts reviewed more than 90 research studies on the observed and projected changes in tropical cyclones for an updated summary of what the science says about the human influence on these devastating storms.

March 30, 2021

During late March 2021, a powerful storm system brought drenching rains and widespread flash flooding across Tennessee. It was the wettest March day in Nashville's history. 

December 15, 2020

November 2020 was the second-warmest November on record, which increases 2020's chance of becoming the warmest year on record to over 50%.

November 2, 2020

November 2020 is favored to be warmer than average for much of the United States and drier than average across the southern US.

October 1, 2020

The latest maps from NOAA's Climate Prediction Center show where October 2020 is forecast to be much hotter and drier than average in the U.S. It's not a great outlook for the wildfire-affected West.

August 2020 difference from global average temperature
September 15, 2020

August 2020 was the second-hottest August on record, and it ended the hottest summer on record for the Northern Hemisphere.

September 1, 2020

The September 2020 temperature and precipitation outlook favors a warmer- and drier-than-average September across the western United States, and a wetter-than-average month across the south-central Plains and much of the East.

August 17, 2020

July 2020 was the second-warmest July on record for the globe, as 2020 continues its scorching path to one of the hottest years on record. 

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