July 15, 2015

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

August 30, 2009

The Oceanic Nino Index tracks the sea surface temperature in the east-central tropical Pacific Ocean. It is NOAA's primary indicator of the climate patterns known as El Niño and La Niña. 

On Wed., Aug. 1, scientists from NOAA and the American Meteorological Society will discuss key findings from the peer-reviewed State of the Climate report, which examines temperature,...

NOAA and Saildrone, Inc. will launch the first batch of 11 unmanned sailing vehicles this week as part of NOAA’s expanding use of the cutting-edge technology to advance fisheries, weather and...

May 24, 2018

Want to forecast both weather and climate?  First this means understanding the faster and slower moving features of our atmosphere, ocean, and land.