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.

Weekly Drought Map

U.S. Drought Monitor

The U.S. Drought Monitor (USDM) is a weekly map—updated each Thursday—that shows the location and intensity of dry and drought areas across the country.

Record High & Low Daily Temperatures in the U.S. - Graphs and Tabular Data

DayRec: United States Record-Maximum/Minimum Daily Temperatures

Record high and low temperatures generate tremendous interest, largely because of the potential for impacts on human health, the environment, and built infrastructure.

Wind Roses - Charts and Tabular Data

Customized Wind Roses from Hourly Datasets

Wondering which direction the wind was from during your last cold snap, or which summer months usually have a breeze?

El Niño-Southern Oscillation Indicators

CPC - Climate Weather Linkage: El Niño-Southern Oscillation

This webpage from the NOAA's Climate Prediction Center provides current information related to the El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO), including technical information for forecasting impacts in the United States.

Global Vegetation Health - Images

High resolution (1 km) Vegetation Health Products from VIIRS

Measurements from energy-detecting instruments on satellites provide a way to monitor vegetation health, drought, soil saturation, moisture and thermal conditions, fire risk, greenness of vegetation cover, vegetation frac

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.

U.S. Climate Atlas

U.S. Climate Atlas (nClimDiv)

Access maps of the contiguous United States showing minimum temperature, maximum temperature, and precipitation.

Evaporative Stress Index - Maps

GOES Evapotranspiration and Drought (GET-D)

Images produced from satellite data show Evaporative Stress Index (ESI), a measure that can be used to estimate current drought conditions.

    1981-2010 Climate Normals - Climographs

    Data Tools: 1981-2010 Normals

    Simple graphs of Climate Normal data for temperature and precipitation can characterize a location's climate through the year, month, or day.

    River Levels - Graphs

    NWS River Observations and Forecasts

    A color-coded map indicates current river levels or flood stages for more than 6,500 streamgages in U.S. states and territories.

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