June 22, 2016

Scorching heat in the U.S. Southwest in mid-June 2016 broke daily records for this time of year. In many locations, temperatures ranked in the top five warmest days for any time of year.

May 26, 2016

After a severe coral bleaching event struck the Great Barrier Reef, what does a future of climate change mean for the reef?

August 14, 2015

Think 115°F is uncomfortably hot? Imagine it being incredibly humid as well. 

July 24, 2015

Hot and dry are the perfect ingredients for wildfires, and the recipe was on the menu across western North America in 2015.

July 14, 2015

A stagnant weather pattern and plenty of hot air were the necessary ingredients for a record-breaking heat wave in Europe.

June 9, 2015

Meteorologist Tom Di Liberto explains how an unusual wind pattern and a late monsoon contributed to India's deadly May 2015 heatwave.

September 24, 2015

El Niño is a global phenomenon. Guest blogger Dr. Andrew Watkins shines some light on El Niño's impact across the world in Australia.

This is an interactive website that provides descriptive information and data related to ten key climate indicators. These climate indicators and related resources show global patterns and data that are intuitive and compelling teaching tools.

This short video clip summarizes NOAA's annual State of the Climate Report for 2009. It presents a comprehensive summary of Earth's climate in 2009 and establishes the last decade as the warmest on record. Reduced extent of Arctic sea ice, glacier volume, and snow cover reflect the effects of rising global temperature.

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