November 16, 2018

Hot, dry and windy weather helped create the conditions needed for wildfires to explode in northern and southern California in November 2018. 

October 9, 2018

The 2017-2018 water year came to a dry end in California at the end of September, a year after wet conditions alleviated drought. 

Map depicting length of heat wave season
October 4, 2018

From heat waves to heavy rain, the National Climate Assessment's recently updated collection of indicators shows how climate is changing.

August 30, 2018

Hot, dry conditions turned northern Europe brown during the summer of 2018.

July 13, 2018

Dust from the Saharan desert blew thousands of miles across the tropical Atlantic reducing visibility and air quality.

May 24, 2018

A rare tropical cyclone travels across the Gulf of Aden and makes landfall in northwestern Somalia during mid-May 2018.

March 30, 2018

Three days of torrential rains and higher-elevation snow blanketed California during the third week of March.

March 15, 2018

The Climate Prediction Center's Mike Halpert runs down the 2018 spring forecast for flooding, temperature, precipitation, and drought. 

Temperature anomaly map
March 14, 2018

Several nor'easters slammed parts of the east coast during the end of winter 2018, is this a sign of things to come?

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