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Climate Explorer: look at historical and projected climate in the US

Here’s a great site for looking at historical climate as well as projections of future climate. It’s called the Climate Explorer and is part of the US Climate Resilience Toolkit. It allows you to search by location anywhere in the contiguous US or by variable, including temperature, precipitation, and degree…
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USDA weekly weather and climate update

Did you know that the USDA publishes a weekly comprehensive update on weather and climate conditions around the US? If not, you might want to take a look at it to see if any of the information is useful to you. You can find the latest one at https://www.wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/ftpref/support/drought/dmrpt-20180712.pdf. You should…
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Understanding long-range forecasting maps

NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center produces long-range forecasts for several time periods, including 6-10 days, 8-14 days, 3-4 weeks, and for one to three months at a time going out to as much as a year ahead. Most of these forecasts provide shading to indicate where the probabilities are tipped towards…
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