The NOAA Big Data Program is predicated on improving the accessibility while also maintaining a fair and level playing field for everyone. Below are the access platforms developed by our partners to provide free, full, and open access to the original NOAA data. While the data access is free, you may have to register for an account with the website before you can access the data.
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
AWS hosts a variety of public datasets that anyone can access for free. You can now access real-time and archival weather radar data as an AWS Public Data Set.
Google is collaborating with NOAA to enable you to take advantage of the powerful and easy-to-use big data processing services of Google Cloud Platform, such as Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Dataflow, the richness of the Hadoop/Spark ecosystem, and the NOAA's comprehensive datasets to enable you to advance science or enhance your business.
Microsoft's collaboration takes a significant step toward realizing the promise of open data and innovation, allowing government and private industry to take advantage of the consolidation of NOAA data in a cloud repository. This, combined with the proximity of vast computing resources, will allow our partners and customers to develop new solutions for citizens and customers.