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Global map of impact of warming on spring thaw of winter snowpack March 22, 2021

Which mountain snowpacks are most vulnerable to global warming?

animated gif of monthly temperature patterns across the globe for December 2020, January and February 2021 March 17, 2021

February 2021 wraps up Northern Hemisphere's eighth-warmest winter on record

Map of contiguous United States showing where the new US normal winter temperature is warmer or cooler than the old normal March 10, 2021

When it comes to U.S. climate, what’s normal is about to change

Maps compaing measurements of carbon urban dioxide emissions measured by mobile versus stationary sensors February 2, 2021

NOAA-sponsored research shows that mobile sensors are a low-cost, effective way for U.S. cities to map their carbon dioxide emissions

Map of 2020 global temperature compared to average January 14, 2021

Month-by-month recap of 2020's global temperature patterns

Spherical map of the Arctic showing surface temperature anomalies in 2020 December 8, 2020

2020 Arctic air temperatures continue a long-term warming streak

Spherical map of the Arctic showing sea surface temperature trends from 1982-2020 December 8, 2020

2020 adds another year of extreme warmth to warming trend in Arctic Ocean

Fire build-up map December 8, 2020

Fire fuels in high northern latitudes are becoming more flammable

Greenland fjord December 8, 2020

Greenland ice loss in 2020 was below the record but above average

December 7, 2020

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

Portion of a map showing Arctic ocean chlorophyll concentrations in July 2020 December 4, 2020

Sea ice withers while phytoplankton blooms in the Arctic

December 3, 2020

A warm pool in the Indo-Pacific Ocean has almost doubled in size, changing global rainfall patterns

Map excerpt November 3, 2020

In search of cooler waters, marine species are shifting northward or diving deeper

Sea ice concentration map with average extent September 21, 2020

2020 Arctic sea ice minimum second lowest on record

U.S. drought vulnerability by state September 17, 2020

The U.S. drought vulnerability rankings are in: How does your state compare?

August 3, 2020

August 2020 U.S. climate outlook: Tropical wetness to douse the East Coast while dryness likely to continue across Southwest

July 30, 2020

Better information, and more of it, can improve driver safety on flooded roadways

July 14, 2020

June 2020: third-hottest June on record

July 7, 2020

If things go as “normal,” most U.S. locations will have their hottest day of the year by the end of July

Map of U.S. Southeast showing extreme rain from former Hurricane Irma in September 2017 June 29, 2020

In the eastern U.S., tropical storms that were once major hurricanes pose greatest threat of extreme rain


US maps of drought and flood forecasts for spring 2021 March 18, 2021

Spring Outlook: Drought to persist, expand in U.S. West and High Plains

October 15, 2020

2020-21 Winter outlook leans warm and dry across southern U.S.

Photo of a small white house in Missouri surrounded by floodwater March 18, 2020

U.S. flood and climate outlook for spring 2020

Photo of a snowy street with traffic October 17, 2019

NOAA's 2019-20 winter outlook for temperature, precipitation, and drought

Screen shot of a news broadcast about heat related deaths in the U.S. Northeast April 11, 2019

NOAA helps NYC identify neighborhoods at greatest risk from extreme heat

US map showing risk of minor, moderate, and major floods in Mar-May 2019 March 20, 2019

U.S. flood and climate outlook for spring 2019

November 26, 2018

Scientists and growers work together to help preserve a region's farming heritage

October 18, 2018

NOAA's Mike Halpert explains the 2018-19 U.S. winter outlook

March 15, 2018

NOAA's Mike Halpert explains the agency's 2018 spring climate outlook

February 2, 2018

A decade of phytoplankton blooms in the North Pacific

October 19, 2017

The Climate Prediction Center's Mike Halpert explains NOAA's 2017-18 winter outlook

March 16, 2017

2017 U.S. spring climate and flood outlook

February 17, 2017

Arctic sea ice on track to be among smallest winter maximums on record

January 17, 2017

History of Earth's surface temperature 1880-2016

December 13, 2016

The Arctic's oldest ice is vanishing

November 2, 2016

Time lapse of ocean temperatures shows El Niño fading, hints of La Niña

October 20, 2016

(VIDEO) 2016-2017 U.S. Winter Outlook

June 13, 2016

Historically speaking, where are the summer “hot spots” for severe weather in the U.S.?

April 25, 2016

Earth's temperature history as a roller coaster

March 16, 2016

2016 Spring climate and flood outlook