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U.S. Climate Extremes Index - Graph or Map

U.S. Climate Extremes Index (CEI)

The U.S. Climate Extremes Index documents the area of the contiguous United States (or a region therein) that experienced extreme conditions (as defined by the index) during various time periods.

Severe Storms and Extreme Events - Data Table

Storm Events Database

Severe events have the potential to damage life and property.

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

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.

Storms and Unusual Weather Phenomena - Descriptions

Storm Data Publication

Storm Data, a monthly publication, contains a chronological listing, by state, of storms and unusual weather phenomena. Reports contain information on storm paths, deaths, injuries, and property damage.

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.