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State of the Climate 2014: Warmer, wetter than normal in the U.S.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 7:14am MDT

The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) has released its summary of the nation’s climate and weather for 2014.  Its analysis shows that overall, the United States experienced warmer than normal temperatures and above average precipitation. From NOAA / NCDC: 2014 U.S. temperature exceeds 20th-century average for the 18th consecutive year Second warmest December boosted 2014 […]

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April 2011 ends as 7th warmest on record for the globe; Denver warmer and drier than normal

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 12:03pm MDT

With the effects of La Nina still in full force the globe’s temperatures performed as forecasted during April 2011.  According to NOAA the month ranked as the seventh warmest April on record while Denver saw warmer and drier than normal conditions as well. Denver saw an average temperature during the month of 48.4 degrees – […]

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NOAA: 2010 ties as second warmest year on record

Friday, January 14th, 2011 2:39pm MDT

Data released by NOAA puts 2010 into the history books as tying with 2005 as the warmest year globally since 1880.  The newly released report is sure to fuel the ongoing climate change and global warming debate for the year to come.  The National Climatic Data Center’s information shows that the combined global land and […]

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Globe experiences eighth warmest October on record

Sunday, November 21st, 2010 5:45am MDT

Warm and dry were the key words for Denver’s October weather and that same trend was also seen globally.  According to the National Climatic Data Center, October 2010’s average global temperature was the 8th warmest on record.  With an average temperature of 58 degrees, the month was nearly 1 degree warmer than average.  The image […]

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Global temperatures on the rise – Second warmest July, warmest year-to-date

Friday, August 20th, 2010 3:25pm MDT

From the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration: The combined global land and ocean surface temperature made this July the second warmest on record, behind 1998, and the warmest averaged January-July on record. The global average land surface temperature for July and January–July was warmest on record. The global ocean surface temperature for July was the […]

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Next generation weather satellite to be built in Denver

Saturday, December 6th, 2008 4:54am MDT

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has selected Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company of Denver to build their next generation of weather and environment monitoring satellites.  When the GOES-R satellites are launched in 2015, they will provide unprecedented capability to NOAA, the National Weather Service and all weather forecasters through the use of advanced […]

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