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Weather Stations/Networks

November 1, 2019
Access to hourly precipitation data speeds up with new improvements to a set of widely used observations.
October 30, 2018
NCEI releases a new version of the widely used global land temperature dataset known as the Global Historical Climatology Network–Monthly.
August 16, 2018
NCEI’s Historical Observing Metadata Repository (HOMR) is an integrated station history database that provides land-based station metadata.
August 10, 2018
NCEI’s Daily Weather Records Data Tool provides a summary of recent temperature, precipitation, and snowfall station records.
July 17, 2019
The U.S. Climate Reference Network’s observing stations are equipped with a standard set of sensors to monitor climate.
August 24, 2018
During Times Square’s first New Year’s ball drop on December 31, 1907, it was 35°F with winds from the west at 20 mph.
August 24, 2018
During the first Capitol Christmas celebration in Washington, DC, on December 24, 1913, it was sunny with a high of 46°F.
August 23, 2018
Over 100 U.S. Climate Reference Network, or USCRN, stations across the country stand ready to observe today’s total solar eclipse.
August 21, 2018
On May 28, 1900, U.S. Weather Bureau meteorologists and scientists traveled to Newberry, South Carolina, to observe a total solar eclipse.
August 22, 2018
Scientists collaborate with fire managers in the Great Plains to produce a tool for estimating wildfire risk with NOAA and NASA data.