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Weather and Climate Collections

NOAA Central Library Foreign Climate Data


These foreign climate data are provided in PDF and multi-page TIFF formats. The files in PDF format can be viewed using the free Adobe Reader, while the TIFF files require the use of a reader capable of reading multi-page TIFF files. For assistance please contact the library.

The time period of coverage ranges from the 1830s through the 1970s with most data from the period prior to 1960. Each series typically includes observations for a number of meteorological and other geophysical parameters.

Parameters may include daily and monthly observations, as well as monthly and annual means, for: surface temperature, precipitation, atmospheric pressure, wind speed and direction, soil temperature, radiation, sunshine, cloudiness, upper air measurements, geomagnetism.


How to Find the Data

To locate the desired data set, search using the data table below. 

Title Continent or Region Country Volume
Title Continent or Region Country Volume