NOAA monthly U.S. and global climate call is February 20

Experts recap January and provide outlooks through May
February 18, 2020
A collage of typical climate and weather-related events: heatwaves, drought, hurricanes, wildfires and changes in sea ice coverage.

On Thursday, Feb. 20, climate and weather experts will discuss key findings from NOAA's U.S. and global climate analyses for January, as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought through May.

An expert from NOAA's Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory will also provide an update on the record-high water levels and winter ice coverage of the Great Lakes.


Thursday, February 20, 11:00–11:45 a.m. ET (USA)



Conference call (slides will accompany call, see below)

  • Presentations
  • Question and answer session

    1. Dial into the conference call:

       • 888-604-9367 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
       • 1-312-470-7405 International (toll)
       • Passcode: "CLIMATE"

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

*Following the call, an audio file will be posted on this page in about 90 minutes.


For more information

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information climate reports recapping January 2020: (U.S.) (Global) 

NOAA Climate Prediction Center outlooks & assessments:

NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory:  

NOAA El Niño/La Niña page:

NOAA Climate Portal:

Upcoming NOAA climate monitoring reports:

Media contact 

John Bateman, (301) 713-9604