Category Archives: Climate

Spring 2016 Climate Digest

  Overview The March through May 2016 average temperature across global land and ocean surfaces was 1.91 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th century average of 56.7 degrees Fahrenheit. This was the warmest spring ever recorded. Furthermore, May 2016 marked the … Continue reading

Category: Climate, Climate Digest, Uncategorized


Winter 2015-16 Climate Digest

This is the first quarterly Climate Digest which replaces our previous monthly Climate Digest product.   Overview The December 2015 through February 2016 seasonal global temperature was the warmest Northern Hemisphere winter ever recorded. Several countries and some continents reported … Continue reading

Category: Climate, Climate Digest, Seasonal Outlook, Uncategorized


The State of our Lakes

Overview Seen from space, Earth is a beautiful blue sphere. Take away the clouds and you’ll discover that 71% of the surface is covered by water. Looking a little closer you’ll see that just 3% is freshwater from lakes, glaciers, … Continue reading

Category: Climate, Earth Systems