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National Climatic Data Center DLESE Reviewed Collection
The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) is the world's largest active archive of weather data. Climate data for cities and locations throughout the U.S. and around the world are available here. Products include land-based, upper air, satellite, and marine measurements of precipitation, wind, atmospheric pressure, clouds, and solar activity. Educators and government researchers can access many of the data sets at no charge; other publications must be ordered. Information on climate research and monitoring is also available.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Dataset:
    • In-situ
    • Remotely sensed
  • Tools:
    • Calculation / Conversion
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other restrictions information are unknown.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-451
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminstration (NOAA)
National Climatic Data Center