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Best sources for finding Literature and Data in Climatology and Meteorology

Introduction

This libguide is a culling of relevant resources for study and research of climate, climate change, and weather -- climatology and meteorology.  Linked are data resources and well as major bibliographic databases.

Information Sources

National Weather Service: https://www.weather.gov/ 

Real-time U.S. Geological Survey Weather Data, example, New Jersey:  https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nj/nwis/current/?type=weather;group_key=basin_cd

Climatological Data (monthly data) : https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/cd/cd.html

Example: Select New Jersey

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Select and download each year-Annual (example,  1910-Annual)

Additional sources:

NOAA NCDC – Image and Publication System : https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/

Local Climatological Data : https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/lcd/lcd.html

Climatological Data : https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/cd/cd.html

Hourly Precipitation Data : https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/hpd/hpd.html

Storm Data : https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/sd/sd.html Example: Denver-metro area hail storm details, May 2017

Monthly Climatic Data for the World :https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/mcdw/mcdw.html

Climatological Data National Summary (1950-1980): https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/IPS/cdns/cdns.html

 

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