Data Sources Basic

Sources of Meteorological Observations, Weather Maps, and Satellite Imagery

Meteorological Observations
  1. Quick Links | National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI) formerly known as National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) (
  2. MesoWest Data ( – Data and mapped displays of surface stations
  3. MADIS Cooperative Agency Profiler (CAP) – Profiler Graphical Data Displays (
  4. Naval Postgraduate School Coastal Wind Profiler Page – Display of profiler stations
  5. University of Wyoming - Radiosonde observation (RAOB) graphics and data
  6. California Air Resources Board (CARB) Subject Top Page: AQMIS 2 - Air Quality and Meteorological Information System
  7. University of Nevada Desert Research Institute - Remote Automated Weather Stations RAWS USA Climate Archive State Selection Map (
Weather Maps
  1. Colorado State University NWS DIFAX Map Archive (
  2. NOAA Weather Archives - Data and Maps
Satellite Imagery
  1. NOAA GOES Geostationary Satellite Server
  2. University of Wisconsin GOES Online Geostationary Archive - Satellite Data Services (
  3. NASA EOSDIS Worldview (
Mapping and graphing tool

NOAA ERDDAP - Home Page (

ERDDAP (the Environmental Research Division's Data Access Program) is a data server that gives you a simple, consistent way to download subsets of scientific datasets in common file formats and make graphs and maps.

Note prepared by Ron Baskett (06/2021). For corrections or expansions please contact us.