Data Services

ACIS-CLIMOD

CLIMOD has a user friendly interface that allows you to quickly access temperature, precipitation, and snowfall data, perform analyses, and create temperature and precipitation graphs.

ACIS Web Services

Download daily data from thousands of stations available through ACIS. ACIS Web Services requires a more advanced understanding of how online API's operate. Documentation is available.

scACIS

Download daily data from thousands of stations available through ACIS. scACIS is like CLIMOD, but provides more advanced functionality.

AWDN

The Automated Weather Data Network is a partnership between state mesonets and the HPRCC. Daily and hourly data are available across a 10 state region.

County Level Data

County-wide 30-year averages for temperature and precipitation for all the counties in the High Plains Region.

Classic Online

Classic Online provides access to daily and hourly data from participating state mesonets in and around the High Plains region. Quality controlled, serially complete data are available for over 300 stations, in addition to summaries for a number of agricultural applications. For access, please use the Contact Us page.

Maps and Graphs

ACIS Climate Maps

Browse thousands of temperature maps, degree day maps, and precipitation maps. Departure from normal maps also included.

ACIS Climate Maps GIS Portal

Find shapefile versions of the ACIS Climate Maps. Shapefiles are available as filled contours (polygons), or as point data.

AWDN Maps

Check out 1-day and 7-day maps from the AWDN. Popular maps include soil temperature and evapotranspiration.

Climate Atlas

50 years of data were used to create this atlas. Popular maps include first/last freeze and precipitation frequencies.

Climate Summary Gauges

Quickly view how this month, season, and year compares to the past. Temperature, precipitation, and select extremes are available.

Heat Index Maps

Heat index climatology maps for different thresholds during the summer months are available for the plains portion of the High Plains region. Nearly 40 years of data were used in the creation of these maps.

Lightning Climatology

Monthly and annual maps of mean flash density, broken into positive and negative flashes, are available. Nearly 20 years of data were used to create this lightning climatology for the Missouri River Basin region.

Normals Maps

A variety of monthly and annual maps based on the 1981-2010 normals are available for the High Plains region.

Station Data Explorer

Create static and/or interactive graphs for thousands of stations across the country. Precipitation and snowfall accumulation graphs are available within this tool.

Station Tool

Find weather stations in a specified area, then explore station data and metadata.

THREDDS Data Server

Access gridded data versions of the ACIS Maps in netCDF format through direct downloads, OpenDAP, or Subsetting services.

Wind Chill Maps

Wind chill climatology maps for different thresholds during the winter months are available for the plains portion of the High Plains region. Nearly 40 years of data were used in the creation of these maps.

Wind Roses

Obtain wind rose plots and hourly occurrence values from select AWDN stations.


Special Projects

Agro-Climate Tools

This suite of tools is your source for weather, climate, drought, and cropping data in the North Central Region. These tools offer a one-stop decision resource for ag advisors, producers, and decision makers.

Climate4Cities

At the Climate4Cities site, four tools are available for communities to help them explore their local climate conditions and learn how others are planning for climate and climate change.

Tribal Decision Dashboards

These tools were developed specifically for tribal lands to assist tribal managers with climate monitoring and decision making.