NOAA monthly U.S. and global climate report call is May 22

Experts recap April and provide the U.S. summer outlook
May 20, 2020
A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and changes in sea ice coverage.

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 2020. A USDA expert will also provide an update on the current state of agriculture in the Plains and Midwest as of mid-May.


  • Friday, May 22, 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. ET (USA)


  • Ahira Sánchez-Lugo, climatologist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
  • Dennis Todey, Director, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Midwest Climate Hub
  • Brad Pugh, meteorologist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center


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


  1. Dial into the conference call:
  • 888-769-9409 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
  • 1-210-234-0050 International (toll)
  • Numerical passcode:8010405 
  1. View slides at (available approximately 30 minutes before teleconference).
  2. Following the call, an audio file will be posted within ~90 minutes on this page.


Media contact

John Bateman, (202) 424-0929