Climate Forecast System Reanalysis Version 1

Averaging Period: Monthly, Seasonal, Annual
Spatial Expanse: Great Lakes Basin

Search the Data

Select Variables:
Longitude (degrees_east)




Latitude (degrees_north)




Time (UTC) Dates must be formatted as either YYYY or a full ISO date string (YYYY-MM-DDTHH:MM:SSZ)




Outputs Available

Click on the appropriate tab to learn more about the output format.

CSV

Comma Separated Values: This option will create output as a delimited text file with values separated by commas. The data is not viewable within the web browser when this data export option is selected. The web browser will typically offer the user the option of opening the file in MS Excel or a similar spreadsheet program for display.

HTML

HyperText Markup Language: This option will display data in a structured table (with variable names and units as headings) in the user’s web browser.

 

NetCDF

Network Common Data Format: This option will download the desired data as a NetCDF file. The data is not viewable within the web browser when this data export option is selected. The user will need to save the file to disk to read the data in third-party software supporting this format.

Featured Variable

Click on the appropriate tab to learn more about the data set’s variables.

Latitude

The latitude component of the data. 

Longitude

The longitude component of the data.

Average Temperature: TEMP_degF | TEMP_degC

Average temperature reported in degrees Fahrenheit (_degF) or Celsius (_degC)

Maximum Temperature: TMAX_degF | TMAX_degC

Maximum temperature reported in degrees Fahrenheit (_degF) or Celsius (_degC)

Minimum Temperature: TMIN_degF | TMIN_degC

Minimum temperature reported in degrees Fahrenheit (_degF) or Celsius (_degC)

Precipitation Rate: PRATE_inches | PRATE_mm

The precipitation rate in inches or millimeters (mm).

 

Wind Speed: WIND_m_s

The time-averaged wind speed measured in meters per second (m/s) in the Great Lakes region.

 

Total Precipitation: PRCP_inches | PRCP_mm

The total precipitation in inches or millimeters (mm).