NCEI environmental data spans a broad spectrum of scientific disciplines, archive methods, naming conventions, file formats, and governance strategies. NCEI develops software, APIs, visualization methods, and other services to enhance data data access, discovery, and interoperability.
Tools for Developers
Data Access APIs
Access and subset data based on a set of parameters to the v1 URL.
Discover datasets and data based on a set of parameters to the v1/datasets or v1/data URLs, respectively.
Discover metadata and attributes about datasets based on parameters of the /v3/datasets URL.
Retrieve information about previous orders based on a set of parameters to the /v1 or /v1/airs URLs, respectively.
Climate Data Online Web Services
Climate Data Online (CDO) offers web services that provide access to current data. This API is for developers looking to create their own scripts or programs that use the CDO database of weather and climate data. An access token is required to use the API, and each token will be limited to five requests per second and 10,000 requests per day.