NOAA monthly U.S., global climate report call: May 21

Experts recap April and provide outlooks through August

Resources

Audio file

Audio file of May 21, 2021, NOAA U.S. Climate Normals update call with reporters.

On Friday, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's U.S. and global climate analyses for April as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought for the summer of 2021. A NOAA expert from the California Nevada River Forecast Center will also speak about the ongoing drought across the West as well as the potential impacts of it going into summer and fall.

WHEN

Friday, May 21, 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET (USA)

WHO

  • Russell Vose, climatologist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
  • Alan Haynes, hydrologist in charge, NOAA/NWS California Nevada River Forecast Center
  • Brad Pugh, meteorologist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center

WHAT

  • Conference Call (slides will accompany call, see below)
  • Presentations
  • Questions and Answers

HOW

1. Dial into the conference call:

  • 888-469-0983  U.S./Canada (toll-free)
  • 1-517-308-9132  International (toll)
  • Verbal passcode: CLIMATE

2. View slides at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/briefings (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference).
 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information climate reports recapping April 2021: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/national/202104 (U.S.)

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/global/202104 (Global)

NOAA Climate Prediction Center outlooks & assessments: https://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov

NOAA El Niño/La Niña page: https://www.climate.gov/enso

California Nevada River Forecast Center: https://www.cnrfc.noaa.gov/

NOAA Climate Portal: https://www.climate.gov

Upcoming NOAA climate monitoring reports: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/monitoring-references/dyk/monthly-releases
 

Media contact

John Bateman, john.jones-bateman@noaa.gov, 202-424-0929

Resources

Audio file

Audio file of May 21, 2021, NOAA U.S. Climate Normals update call with reporters.