Automated Weather Data Network

The Automated Weather Data Network (AWDN) represents a longstanding partnership among states in and around the High Plains Region with the purpose of gathering observational data and providing this information to stakeholders in agriculture and related fields. The AWDN provides valuable observation data, serving clients around the world.

Notification of Service Changes
Data sources for AWDN will be changing on January 1st. NDAWN (North Dakota, Montana, Minnesota) and UMRB (South Dakota) will be using Synoptic as their data source. Because of the terms of service established by Synoptic, processed data for these mesonets may become unavailable through Web Services. Gridded data and Products generated with this data will still be available. We appologize for this inconvenience as the landscape of mesonet data access continues to evolve.

AWDN Access Tool

This tool can be used to create Web Service calls. There are three types of data calls that can be used:
  • Hourly and Daily calls get Serial Complete Quality Controlled from the AWDN dataset
  • Calculated products use hourly and/or daily data to generate products such as Heat Index
  • Gridded Data is available for a limited amount of products

Hourly and Daily Data

Calculated Products

AWDN Grids