Contiguous U.S. had its warmest May

Previous record was in 1934! Online —- Last month, the U.S. sizzled with record warmth. It also had drenching rains in the East, with lingering drought conditions in the Southwest and Great Plains. By the numbers: May 2018 The average

2016: Warmest Year on Record

CO2 Above 400 ppm: First Time in 800,000 Years Online — The 27th annual State of the Climate report has confirmed that 2016 topped 2015 as the warmest year in 137 years of record keeping.

Carbon Dioxide LATEST MEASUREMENT: July 31, 2017

Daily Average Mauna Loa: 406.85 ppm Online  —  Carbon dioxide (CO2) is an important heat-trapping (greenhouse) gas, which is released through human activities such as deforestation and burning fossil fuels, as well as natural processes such as respiration and volcanic

Extended Reconstructed Sea Surface Temperature

Version 5 (ERSSTv5) Online — NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) is pleased to announce that ERSST version 5 (v5) is now available online The data outputs include ASCII and NetCDF formats in two different directories. Each directory contains

Free webinar on how using dropsondes in hurricanes builds Weather Ready Nations

22 June 2017 at 11:00 AM EDT Online — Join Vaisala and the NOAA Hurricane Hunters to explore how dropsondes are used and their role in improving forecasts to build Weather Ready Nations. Topics covered include: -What is a dropsonde

NOAA Awards Earth Networks 5-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Contract For Advanced Total Lightning Data

By Earth Networks NOAA, National Weather Service will leverage advanced data from Earth Networks Total Lightning Network to improve severe weather detection, early warnings and prediction. Germantown, MD, USA — Earth Networks has announced that it has been awarded a

2015 Sets New Global Temps Record

“No Surprise!” – by Rebecca Lindsey on January 19, 2016 NOAA scientists confirmed today that 2015 set a new record for warmest average surface temperature on planet Earth. According to the press release: Online  —  During 2015, the average temperature