Warmer-than-average temperatures are showing up locally and globally, with consequences for people, landscapes, and ecosystems.
The 2023 season runs from June 1 to November 30, with peak activity generally occurring in September.
Wildland fires in 2023 brought hazy skies and poor air quality to several countries north of the equator.
From soil conditions to crop productivity, satellite data help inform farmers, scientists, and decision-makers in the U.S. and around the world.
Over the years, astronauts aboard the orbiting laboratory have snapped spectacular photographs of Earth’s snow and ice in both hemispheres.
Snow and Ice