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.

Severe Storms and Extreme Events - Data Table

Storm Events Database

Severe events have the potential to damage life and property.

Global Temperature Anomalies - Graphing Tool

Climate at a Glance: Time Series - Global

One of the most obvious signals of climate change is the rise in global average temperature over the past several decades.

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.

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.

Cooperative Observer's Network Observation Forms - Data Tables

Record of Climatological Observations

Through the National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP), more than 10,000 volunteers take daily weather observations.

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.

Average Hourly Climate Conditions - Climograms

Global Climate Station Summaries

This interface offers access to 40 different types of hourly weather observations from more than 20,000 stations worldwide. Summaries of station data over various time periods enable users to explore change over time.

Snow and Ice Cover - Map Viewer

Snow Cover Maps

Daily maps show the extent of snow cover (and ice) over the contiguous United States, Alaska, or the whole Northern Hemisphere.

Snow or Ice Extent - Graphing Tool

Sea Ice and Snow Cover Extent

This tool generates bar graphs showing monthly extent of sea ice in the Northern or Southern Hemisphere, or for the entire globe.

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