Category Archives: Climate

Autumn 2016 Climate Digest

Overview The September through November 2016 seasonal global land and ocean surface temperature was 1.39 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average of 57.1 degrees – the second highest temperature departure from average for these months in the 1880 to … Continue reading

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Weather Satellites – past, present and future

Overview This narrated movie chronicles the history of weather satellites from the launch of the Sputnik spacecraft to NOAA’s most recent GOES-R series of weather satellites. Click on the image to watch the YouTube preview. Along with providing a short … Continue reading

Category: Atmosphere, Climate, feature story, Hydrology, Oceans, Severe Weather

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Summer 2016 Climate Digest

Overview The June through August 2016 average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average of 60.1 degrees Fahrenheit, —the highest temperature departure from average for June through August ever recorded, surpassing … Continue reading

Category: Climate, Climate Digest

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