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.

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?

Extreme Weather Records by State - Data Table

State Climate Extremes Committee

What were the highest and lowest temperatures in your state, and when and where were they measured?

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

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.

1961-1990 Wind Roses by Month - Charts

Wind Rose Data

Wind roses are graphical charts that characterize the speed and direction of winds at a location.

Daily Weather Statistics - Graph or Data table

Daily Observational Data

Daily observational data—measurements of weather conditions—show how weather varies across the globe.

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.

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.