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Maps compaing measurements of carbon urban dioxide emissions measured by mobile versus stationary sensors February 2, 2021

NOAA-sponsored research shows that mobile sensors are a low-cost, effective way for U.S. cities to map their carbon dioxide emissions

Map of 2020 global temperature compared to average January 14, 2021

Month-by-month recap of 2020's global temperature patterns

Spherical map of the Arctic showing surface temperature anomalies in 2020 December 8, 2020

2020 Arctic air temperatures continue a long-term warming streak

Spherical map of the Arctic showing sea surface temperature trends from 1982-2020 December 8, 2020

2020 adds another year of extreme warmth to warming trend in Arctic Ocean

Fire build-up map December 8, 2020

Fire fuels in high northern latitudes are becoming more flammable

Greenland fjord December 8, 2020

Greenland ice loss in 2020 was below the record but above average

December 7, 2020

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?

Portion of a map showing Arctic ocean chlorophyll concentrations in July 2020 December 4, 2020

Sea ice withers while phytoplankton blooms in the Arctic

December 3, 2020

A warm pool in the Indo-Pacific Ocean has almost doubled in size, changing global rainfall patterns

Map excerpt November 3, 2020

In search of cooler waters, marine species are shifting northward or diving deeper

Sea ice concentration map with average extent September 21, 2020

2020 Arctic sea ice minimum second lowest on record

U.S. drought vulnerability by state September 17, 2020

The U.S. drought vulnerability rankings are in: How does your state compare?

August 3, 2020

August 2020 U.S. climate outlook: Tropical wetness to douse the East Coast while dryness likely to continue across Southwest

July 30, 2020

Better information, and more of it, can improve driver safety on flooded roadways

July 14, 2020

June 2020: third-hottest June on record

July 7, 2020

If things go as “normal,” most U.S. locations will have their hottest day of the year by the end of July

Map of U.S. Southeast showing extreme rain from former Hurricane Irma in September 2017 June 29, 2020

In the eastern U.S., tropical storms that were once major hurricanes pose greatest threat of extreme rain

June 1, 2020

June 2020 temperature and precipitation outlook

Side by side maps of greater Boston area showing avoided mortality and healthcare savings from zero emissions May 19, 2020

Boston’s ambitious climate plan could save hundreds of lives and billions of dollars each year

May 14, 2020

April 2020: another month that’s the second warmest on record