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Tell Me Why: The Climate Extremes Index Matters

Tell Me Why: Climate Extremes Index Matters

The Climate Extremes Index, or CEI, tracks the highest and lowest 10 percent of extremes in a number of categories. As climate scientist Deke Arndt explains in this edition of Tell Me Why, a NOAA-funded series that explains key climate concepts, the CEI contains critical information on how are climate is changing and what climate trends we may see.

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