Satellite image of full disc of Earth on August 3, 2018 from the EPIC camera, with an overlay graph of yearly temperature anomalies since 1850
August 12, 2019

International, authoritative climate report states 2018 was the fourth warmest year on record.

Difference of warmest days frequency from average rotator
July 15, 2015

Cool conditions prevailed across large parts of the North America in 2014. Everywhere else, the frequency of warm days was higher than average, and the frequency of cold nights was below average.

July 15, 2015

In 2014, the upper ocean held more heat than average throughout most of the major ocean basins.

July 15, 2015

In 2014, precipitation over land was generally below average, while precipitation over the oceans was above average.

July 30, 2015

Part science expert, part ringmaster, Jessica Blunden shares the challenges and the value of putting together the State of the Climate report every year.