According to NOAA scientists, warmer-than-average temperatures dominated the northern and eastern regions of the U.S. this winter. Additionally, national snow cover extent was below average.

According to NOAA scientists, the globe experienced its 19th warmest January; however, it was also the coolest of any month since January 2008. Additionally, Arctic sea ice measured at fourth...

Isaac Held, Ph.D., a senior research scientist with the NOAA Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory in Princeton, N.J., will receive the prestigious BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for...

In partnership with state, tribal, and federal agency partners, the Obama
Administration today released the first draft national strategy to help decision makers and resource managers...

NOAA announces two additional severe weather events reached $1 billion damage threshold, raising 2011’s billion dollar disaster count from 12 to 14 events

The globe experienced its 12th warmest November since record keeping began in 1880.

November and the September-November autumn season were warmer than average across the contiguous U.S., according to scientists at NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) in Asheville, N.C....

An international team of scientists who monitor the rapid changes in the Earth’s northern polar region say that the Arctic is entering a new state - one with warmer air and water temperatures,...

A 'brown cloud' of pollution over the Indian Ocean resulting from human activities has led to stronger tropical cyclones in the Arabian Sea, according to an international team of scientists.

The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season officially ends Wednesday, having produced a total of 19 tropical storms of which seven became hurricanes, including three major hurricanes. This level of...

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