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.

Sea Level Rise - Map Viewer

Sea Level Rise and Coastal Flooding Impacts

This map viewer illustrates the scale of potential coastal flooding after varying amounts of sea level rise.

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.

Temperature, Precipitation, and Drought Outlooks - Prepared Maps

Climate Prediction Center

Climate outlooks describe the chances that conditions will be below-normal, near-normal, or above-normal for the outlook period indicated.

Temperature, Precipitation, and Drought Outlooks - Interactive Map

Climate Prediction Center Outlooks

Climate outlooks describe the chances that conditions will be below-normal, near-normal, or above-normal for the outlook period indicated.

Natural records of past climate - Maps, Visualizations, and Descriptive Information

Paleoclimate Datasets

Some organisms and environments produce natural records of the past.

Drought Risk Atlas - Maps and Station Data

U.S. Drought Monitor and Drought Indices

The Drought Risk Atlas provides historic data about drought through 2012 for weather stations across the United States that have at least 40 years of records.

U.S. Hazards Outlooks - Maps

Probablistic Hazards Outlook

Monday through Friday of each week, NOAA's Climate Prediction Center issues an outlook of weather- and climate-related hazards to the United States for the next three to fourteen days.

Climate Outlooks for the Next 3 Months - Probability Maps

Seasonal Outlooks

Climatologists use historical and current climate and weather data make climate predictions for temperature and precipitation in the future. These outlook products are different from weather forecasts.