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Weather and Climate Resources

Weather information

Popular weather products and services

 

National Weather Service API

National Weather Service’s application programming interface information

https://www.weather.gov/documentation/services-web-api

Get NWS weather forecasts on your mobile phone

https://www.weather.gov/wrn/mobile-phone

Historic or certified weather data

The National Centers for Environmental Information manages all of the databases for NOAA’s oceanic, atmospheric, and geophysical data.

Program your NOAA Weather Radio

https://www.weather.gov/lot/nwr_programming

Aurora forecast from NOAA's Space Weather Prediction Center

https://www.swpc.noaa.gov/products/aurora-30-minute-forecast 

National weather maps

This page has over 30 maps showing forecasts, current weather, observed highs and lows, etc. http://www.weather.gov/erh/gis_conus

Great Lakes Coastal Forecasting System

https://www.glerl.noaa.gov//res/glcfs/

Heat Index Forecast 

http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/heat_index.shtml

Heating Degree Days statistics

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/cdus/degree_days/

Hourly weather graph 

https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hourly-weather-graph

Hurricanes and NOAA's National Hurricane Center 

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/cyclones/

     Hurricanes, frequently asked questions

     https://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd-faq/

Local snowfall possibilities 3 days before a storm

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/news/160712_winter_probabilistic_snow.html#esg

Population under a Watch, Warning or Advisory, updated hourly

http://www.weather.gov/images/crh/dhs/wwa_population.png

Snow coverage, snowpack in the U.S.

http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/

Snow Probability/Winter Weather Days 1-3

http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/pwpf/wwd_accum_probs.php?fpd=24&ptype=snow&amt=1&day=1&ftype=probabilities

Winter Weather Outlook Days 4-7

http://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/wwd/pwpf_d47/pwpf_medr.php

Weather basics: Severe weather 101

https://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/

Satellite imagery, animation, photos and video

NOAA Environmental Visualization Lab

http://www.nnvl.noaa.gov/

NOAA GOES Satellite Imagery Viewer

https://www.star.nesdis.noaa.gov/GOES/index.php

NOAA Photo Library

http://www.photolib.noaa.gov/

NOAA Satellite Imagery Archive 

http://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/imagery_data.html

NWS Doppler Radar sites/LIVE radar

http://radar.weather.gov/

Aviation weather

Aviation Weather Center

The Aviation Weather Center delivers consistent, timely and accurate weather information for the world airspace system. It is part of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction.

https://www.aviationweather.gov/

Weather records, weather-related fatalities, damage statistics

Billion Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters

This site, updated quarterly, tracks and evaluates climate events in the U.S. that have had great economic and societal impacts.

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/billions/events

Fatalities and damages

National high and low temperature 

https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/discussions/hpcdiscussions.php?disc=nathilo&version=0&fmt=reg

Recent Daily Record reports

This site offers the most recently broken/tied records (past 72 hours) and is continuously updated by local forecast offices. 

http://forecast.weather.gov/product_sites.php?site=CRH&product=RER

Potential records to be broken or tied, 7 days

https://www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/exper/ndfd/ndfd.html

Storm reports updated daily

Includes tornadoes, wind and hail reports

https://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/reports/today.html

Tornado statistics

This site summarizes information about tornadoes that have occurred since 2000.

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/online/monthly/newm.html

U.S. weather records

This site tallies weather records.  It is searchable by date, month, state, etc. Information is updated daily.

http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/extremes/records/

 

Weather outlooks

Weather outlooks are longer-term forecasts, usually from two weeks to three months at a time.

 

U.S. Drought Outlook

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/Drought

El Nino-Southern Oscillation Discussion/ENSO Outlook

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/enso_advisory/ensodisc.shtml

U.S. Hazards Outlook 

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/threats/threats.php

U.S. Seasonal Outlook

http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/predictions/long_range/seasonal.php?lead=1

Severe Weather Outlook 

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/

River gauge forecasts and levels

https://water.weather.gov/ahps/forecasts.php

 

Climate data resources

 

Monthly climate reports

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/sotc/

Climate data online

https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/

Climate stories, maps and images

https://climate.gov/

National Climate Assessment

https://www.globalchange.gov/

 

Help us build a Weather-Ready Nation

Awareness and preparedness information by season

http://www.weather.gov/safetycampaign

Become a Storm Spotter or Cooperative Observer

https://www.weather.gov/wrn/get-involved

Careers and internships

https://www.weather.gov/careers/

https://www.noaa.gov/opportunity-type/internship

Student opportunities: https://www.noaa.gov/education/opportunities/student-opportunities

History: 150th Anniversary of the National Weather Service

https://vlab.ncep.noaa.gov/web/nws-heritage

Owlie: NWS education tools, weather safety and science

https://www.weather.gov/owlie/

Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador program

https://www.weather.gov/wrn/ambassadors

 

Looking for something else? Contact us 

 

NOAA’s National Weather Service 

National Weather Service Forecast Offices

https://www.weather.gov/stormready/contact

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information - Climate

Website: https://www.ncei.noaa.gov 

Contact us: ncei.info@ncei.noaa.gov

NOAA Climate.gov portal

NOAA Research

https://research.noaa.gov/Contact 

NOAA Satellites 

ncei.sat.info@noaa.gov

https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/content/contact-us

NOAA Communications and online newsroom