Within the last decade, the National Climatic Data Center
(NCDC) has made public the Integrated Surface Datebase (ISD) containing the hourly climatic records of up to 13,600 weather stations around the world spanning several decades (Lott et al.
According to the National Climatic Data Center
in Asheville, N.C., last year's heat broke the previous record set in 1998.
Percentage of the United States in Drought * JUL 1934 79.9 DEC 1939 62.1 JUL 1954 60.4 DEC 1956 57.6 SEP 1931 54.9 JUN 2012 54.6 AUG 1936 54.4 MAY 1925 54.0 JUN 1977 52.5 JUN 1988 52.3 * For lower 48 states, since 1885 Source: National Climatic Data Center
WASHINGTON * The United States experienced its warmest year on record in 2012, according to the National Climatic Data Center
of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
These new analyses are pioneering efforts to get near real-time assessments of climate's role in extreme weather events, says climatologist Thomas Peterson of the National Climatic Data Center
, in Asheville, N.C.
National Climatic Data Center
, up to 64% of the contiguous U.S.
Derek Arndt, of the National Climatic Data Center
, warned the nation was experiencing "a super-heated spike on top of a decades-long warming trend".
ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL Climatic Data Center
, more than 1,000 tornados strike the U.S.
The World Meteorological Organization based its figures on three global average temperature datasets, which came from the Met Office as well as the US's National Climatic Data Center
and NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies.
The National Climatic Data Center
at the Philippines Weather Bureau said
Watts then raised an interesting question: "So according to NOAA's National Climatic Data Center
, it seems clear that for at least the last 10 years, there has been a cooling trend in the annual mean temperature of the continental U.S.
If these data are unavailable, the program contains a compiled dataset of default inputs pulled from sources such as the FHWA Long-Term Pavement Performance program and National Climatic Data Center