Dataset Gallery

To find datasets of interest, glance through the entries below, enter a search term to the left, or click terms under the filters to refine the list.

Global Temperature Anomalies - Graphing Tool

Climate at a Glance: Time Series - Global

One of the most obvious signals of climate change is the rise in global average temperature over the past several decades.

River Levels - Graphs

NWS River Observations and Forecasts

A color-coded map indicates current river levels or flood stages for more than 6,500 streamgages in U.S. states and territories.

Historical Hurricane Tracks - GIS Map Viewer

Historical Hurricane Tracks

Tracking and understanding hurricanes is important to scientists and climatologists who seek to find patterns and variability as a piece in understanding climate change.  For emergency management officials and and those w

Average Wind Speeds - Map Viewer

U.S. Wind Climatology - Monthly

This tool shows maps of average monthly wind speed and direction for the contiguous United States from 1950 to the present. Within the tool, click the Overview link in the upper right for information about the maps.

Cooperative Observer's Network Observation Forms - Data Tables

Record of Climatological Observations

Through the National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP), more than 10,000 volunteers take daily weather observations.

1961-1990 Wind Roses by Month - Charts

Wind Rose Data

Wind roses are graphical charts that characterize the speed and direction of winds at a location.

Snow and Ice Cover - Map Viewer

Snow Cover Maps

How much of the Northern Hemisphere is covered with snow and ice today? How has that changed over the past 7, 30, or 60 days? How has it changed since the 1980s?

NCEI Map Viewer Application - Data Locator

GIS Maps | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI)

NCEI's Map Viewer Application presents a map interface to help users find, preview, and download or order climate and weather data.

Snow or Ice Extent - Graphing Tool

Sea Ice and Snow Cover Extent

This tool generates bar graphs showing monthly extent of sea ice in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere, or for the entire globe.

Global Temperature Anomalies - Map Viewer

Climate at a Glance - Global Temperature Anomalies

Global Land and Ocean Temperature Anomalies Maps, available at the NOAA Climate at a Glance website, provide valuable illustrative data. The anomalies are based on 1981-2010 mean.

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