United States Weather Data

This data set contains daily weather (precipitation, max/min Temperature, solar radiation, wind run, and dew point temperature) as well as hourly precipitation for 239 sites in the United States. At most of these sites there is weather data from 1961-1990.

The data for each of these sites is stored in a .zip file. For each year of weather there are three files stored in the .zip file.

For a list of the stations click here

For a program to find the three closest station to a given point click here

For more information about hourly rainfall and data quality flags click here

This weather was derived from the NOAA/NREL Solar and Meteorological Surface Ovservational Network. The raw data can be obtained from the NOAA National Data Centers Online Store

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