According to NOAA's NCDC, the combined average temperature over global land and ocean surfaces for August was the fourth highest on record for August at 61.22°F (16.22°C), or 1.12°F (0.62°C),...
Drought expands to cover nearly 63 percent of the Lower 48; wildfires consume two million acres.
The globally-averaged temperature for June 2012 marked the fourth warmest June since record keeping began in 1880. It also marks the 36th consecutive June and 328th consecutive month with a global...
Worldwide, 2011 was the coolest year on record since 2008, yet temperatures remained above the 30 year average, according to the 2011 State of the Climate report released online today by NOAA.
The globe experienced its 12th warmest November since record keeping began in 1880.
The globe had its eighth warmest August since record keeping began in 1880, while June through August was the seventh warmest such period on record. The Arctic sea ice extent was the second...
NOAA, Shell Exploration and Production, ConocoPhillips, and Statoil USA E and P Inc. today signed an agreement to enhance collaboration on ocean, coastal and climate science for the Arctic.
The globe experienced its seventh warmest July since record keeping began in 1880. July’s Arctic sea ice extent was the smallest on record for that month since records began in 1979.
The globe experienced the seventh warmest June since record keeping began in 1880. The Arctic sea ice extent was the second smallest extent for June on record.
The Earth experienced the seventh warmest April since record keeping began in 1880, as the climate phenomenon La Niña continued to be a significant factor.