Decision Support Tools

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AgClimate View

Access customized historical climate and crop yield data for the U.S. Corn Belt. View graphs of monthly temperature and precipitation, plot corn and soybean yield trends, and compare climate and yields over the past 30 years. Used in tandem with other decision resources, this product can help you find long-term correlations between climate trends and yields and help put your recent growing cycles into historical context.

Integrated Map Application

Access multiple layers of free, searchable climate data quickly and easily through this integrated GIS map application.  Global, regional, and U.S. maps are available as well as surface station data for a variety of measurements — including temperature, precipitation, climate indices and more!   

Drought Monitoring Tools

A host of drought monitoring tools used to prepare the U.S. Drought Monitor maintained by the National Climatic Data Center. The site includes streamflow, preciptiation, topsoi, and fire incidence information.