NOAA monthly climate call: Thursday, December 15

Experts recap November and provide outlooks through March for the U.S.
UPDATED: December 15, 2016. Audio from the December 15, 2016 monthly climate call is posted to the "related resources" section below.
December 13, 2016
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 November U.S. climate analyses, as well as the latest forecast for La Niña and how that may influence temperature and precipitation through March. In addition, an expert will discuss the record dry conditions and impacts experienced in the southeastern U.S.


Thursday, December 15, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)


- Derek Arndt, chief, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information-Climate Monitoring Branch

- Charles (Chip) Konrad, director of the Southeast Regional Climate Center and associate professor at the Univ. of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

- Brad Pugh, meteorologist and seasonal forecaster, NOAA Climate Prediction Center-Operational Prediction Branch


Conference call (slides will accompany call, see below)

-  Presentations

-  Questions and Answers


1. Dial into the conference call

 2. View slides at link (available approximately one hour before teleconference)


Note: NOAA will not release its global climate highlights for November until Monday, December 19, so this call will not address NOAA's global temperature record for November.  


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