NOAA monthly climate call: December 20

Experts recap November and provide outlooks through March
Audio from the December 20, 2018 monthly climate call is posted to the "resources" section below.
December 18, 2018
A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and changes in sea ice coverage.

On Thursday, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's U.S. and global climate analyses for November, as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought through March. In addition, an expert will discuss recent cold temperatures and impacts in the Midwest.

Thursday, December 20, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)

- Deke Arndt, climate scientist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information-Climate Monitoring Branch

- Dr. James Angel, Illinois State Climatologist, Illinois Water Survey

- Brad Pugh, seasonal forecaster, NOAA Climate Prediction Center

Conference Call (slides will accompany call, see below)

-  Presentations

-  Questions and Answers

1. Dial into the conference call

  • 888-324-0240 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
  • 1-312-470-7043 International (toll)
  • Passcode: "CLIMATE"

 2. View slides (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference). 

Following the call, an audio file will be posted within 90 minutes to this advisory.