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Definition(s):

  • (n) the part of NOAA that maintains the world's largest active archive of weather data

News

  1. Spring feel chilly? It was -- the coldest since 1996

    By Becky OskinLiveScienceThis year's spring seemed more like a never-ending winter for people in much of the country, and it wasn't just in their imaginations. The chilly weather was the coldest spring since 1996, the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) said Thursday.Fourteen states east of the Rockies had spring temperatures that ranked among their 10 lowest since record-keeping started more ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Wild Weather In 2012 Makes For Second Costliest Year In History

    Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) has crunched the numbers and has a final figure. According to the data, a year of wild weather made 2012 the second costliest year since 1980, incurring overall damages in the billions. A total of 11 weather and climate disasters hit the US hard last year, resulting in 377 deaths and $110 billion in ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: redOrbit

  3. This Was the Coldest Spring Since 1996

    This year's spring seemed more like a never-ending winter for much of the country, and it wasn't just in their imaginations. The chilly weather was the coldest spring since 1996, the National Climate Data Center (NCDC) said today (June 13).
    on June 14, 2013     Source: LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News

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