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.

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.

Global Mean Sea Level - Graph

Laboratory for Satellite Altimetry / Sea Level Rise

As our planet warms, the ocean’s surface is rising. Water expands as it warms, and melting of ice sheets and glaciers on land adds water to the ocean.

Where do these measurements come from?

Sea Surface Temperature and Sea Ice Coverage - Map Viewer

Climate Data Record

Sea Surface Temperature is an input for weather forecasting, climate studies, modeling, fisheries ecology, oceanography, and as a reference field for other satellite algorithms.