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Climate and Weather


These CD-ROMS focus on climate and weather data. They are only available at computers in the Government Information Library.

U.S. Water Data  |  World Water Data


U.S. Water Data
Title Description of contents
NCDC 15 Minute Precipitation This disk contains 15-minute precipitation from 3,745 stations from 1970 to present.
NCDC First Order Summary of the Day
  • West
    • AZ, CA
    • NV, UT
    • Colorado, NM, WY
    • ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, WA
    • KS, NE, OK, TX
    • AK, HI, PI
  • Central
    • IA, IL, MN, MO, WI
    • IN, MI, OH, WV
    • AL, AR, KY, LA, MS, TN
  • East
    • CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT
    • DE, MD, NC, PA, VA
    • FL, GA, PR, SC, VI
These disks contain daily weather observations from over 1,200 stations throughout the United States, Pacific Islands, and overseas locations. These disks cover data from 1881-2003.
NCDC Hourly Precipitation
  • East
  • West
These disks contain hourly rainfall measurements from nearly 7,000 stations throughout the United States. The disks cover data from 1900 to 2004.
NCDC Surface Airways
  • West
    • AZ, CA
    • NV, UT
    • Colorado, NM, WY
    • ID, MT, ND, OR, SD, WA
    • KS, NE, OK, TX
    • AK, HI, PI
  • Central
    • IA, IL, MN, MO, WI
    • IN, MI, OH, WV
    • AL, AR, KY, LA, MS, TN
  • East
    • CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT
    • DC, DE, MD, NC, PA, VA
    • FL, GA, PR, SC, VI

These disks contain hourly weather observations from over 500 first order stations through the United States. The disks cover data from 1938 to 2004.

Summary of the Day
  • Central (AL, AR, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, OH, TN, WI, WV)
  • East (CT, DE, FL, GA, MA, MD, ME, NC, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, AT, Puerto Rico & Virgin Islands)
  • West 1 (Colorado, AZ, CA, NM, NV, VT & WY)
  • West 2 (AK, HI, ID, KS, MT, ND, NE, OK, OR, SD, TX, WA & Pacific Islands)
These disks contain daily weather observations from over 19,000 stations throughout the United States. These disks cover data from 1867 to 2004.

U.S. Water Data  |  World Water Data


World Water Data
Title Description of contents
GDCN Global Daily 2003
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • South America
  • U.S. West
  • U.S. Central
  • U.S. East
  • Canada
  • Central America
  • Australia
  • Europe
Contains daily precipitation and temperature data from over 32,000 stations worldwide. The data categories are WMO Region/Continent, Country, Station, Parameter Index, and Daily Data.
GHCN Global Climate 2001 Contains monthly temperature, precipitation, and sea level pressure data from over 30,000 stations worldwide.

For additional climate and weather data, check out the Climate and Weather page of the Government Information Library