November 2, 2012
NCDC set a new record of 1.911 petabytes for total data downloaded by customers during the 2012 fiscal year.
October 26, 2012
According to the October 23 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 61.8% of the contiguous U.S.
October 23, 2012
In July 2011, NCDC released the 1981–2010 U.S. Climate Normals, and now a paper entitled “NOAA’s 1981–2010 U.S. Climate Normals: An Overview” will be published in the November 2012 edition of the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS).
October 19, 2012
NCDC recently transitioned its final product, the Quality Controlled Local Climatological Data (QCLCD), from paid access to free online access for all users.
October 18, 2012
According to the October 16 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 62.4% of the contiguous U.S.
October 17, 2012
The Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC), hosted at NCDC, offers convenient, central, one-stop access to international climate and weather data and information.
October 15, 2012
According to NOAA scientists, the globally averaged temperature for September 2012 tied with 2005 as the warmest September since recordkeeping began in 1880.
October 11, 2012
According to the October 9 U.S. Drought Monitor, moderate to exceptional drought covers 63.6% of the contiguous U.S.
October 10, 2012
NCDC and the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites–North Carolina (CICS-NC) will host the first Dataset Discovery Day in Asheville, NC.
October 9, 2012
Climate.gov posted a new video about September conditions and wildfires starring NCDC's Deke Arndt.