This collection provides access to historical daily synoptic weather maps for the northern hemisphere from 1899 to 1971.
Unique foreign climatological data from Africa, Caribbean, Middle East and former Soviet bloc countries from 1837 to 1992 in PDF and TIFF formats.
This site provides access to volunteer weather observations taken at the Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama from November 1899 through June 1954.
Beginning with Hurricanes Edna and Hazel in 1954 and ending with Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Hurricane Reports contain preliminary advisories and reports with bulletins issued by the U.S. Weather Bureau and in some instances post hurricane service assessments.
Free access from 1871 to 1973 in cooperation with the American Meteorological Society.
The annual Report of the Chief of the Weather Bureau from 1891-1953. These reports feature both the practical and theoretical aspects of the work of the Bureau: forecasts, weather maps, flood and frost warnings, climate research, the State Weather Services, instruments, meteorological records, soil physics, crop conditions, and more.
This collection provides access to historical daily weather maps from 1871 thru 2002. Images in DejaVu format; free plug-in provided.
Monthly communications to U. S. Weather Bureau personnel from 1940-1966.
Meteorological observations from 1861 to 1942 in PDF format.
Monthly publication from 1915-1965. Includes personnel information such as biographical sketches, transfers, awards, retirements, and deaths. Also includes organizational guidance, budget matters, and a wide range of policy and scientific issues.
Considered a promising science, weather modification has the goals of preventing damaging weather and has been utilized since the 1940s & 1950s. As part of Public Law 92-205 (1972), all non-Federal weather modification activities must be reported to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, via the NOAA Weather Program Office.
Daily public service announcements regarding weather facts, phenomena and proverbs provided for the Science Service beginning in May 1923.
The NOAA Central Library is to support and further NOAA’s mission of promoting global environmental stewardship in order to conserve and wisely manage the Nation's marine and coastal resources; and describing, monitoring, and predicting changes in the Earth's environment in order to ensure and enhance sustainable economic opportunities.