State of the Climate 2017
August 1, 2018

See highlights from the 2017 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical, the American Meteorological Society's State of the Climate report. 

2016 State of the Climate: Highlights
August 10, 2017

See the highlights from the 2016 issue of the planet's most comprehensive annual physical.

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, global average sea level was 2.6 inches (67 mm) above the 1993 average, which is the highest yearly average in the satellite record.

July 15, 2015

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

July 15, 2015

Depending on the data set, 2014 was either the warmest or tied-for-warmest year since records began in the mid-to-late 1800s.

July 15, 2015

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