NOAA monthly U.S., global climate report call: April 15

Experts recap March and provide outlooks through July
April 13, 2021
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 March as well as the latest U.S. seasonal outlooks for temperature, precipitation and drought for the next three months. An expert from the High Plains Regional Climate Center will also provide a review of the contrasting wet and dry conditions that March brought to the Great Plains.

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


  • Ahira Sánchez-Lugo, climatologist, NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information
  • Natalie Umphlett, PhD, regional climatologist, High Plains Regional Climate Center, University of Nebraska-Lincoln  
  • Dan Collins, meteorologist, NOAA Climate Prediction Center


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


1. Dial into the conference call:

• 888-469-1338 U.S./Canada (toll-free)
• 1-312-470-7221 International (toll)
• Verbal passcode: CLIMATE

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


NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information climate reports recapping March 2021: (U.S.) (Global)

NOAA Climate Prediction Center outlooks & assessments:

NOAA El Niño/La Niña page:

High Plains Regional Climate Center: link

NOAA Climate Portal:

Upcoming NOAA climate monitoring reports:

Media contact

John Bateman,, 202-424-0929