Category Archives: Weather and Climate Resources

These posts discuss various resources for learning about and obtaining weather and climate data.

Hourly Weather Data Website Update

Frequently, when operating buildings or doing energy calculations for their systems, it is very handy to be able to obtain hourly weather data for a given location.   That is why I think the post I did a while back on … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays plus A Bit About Snow Crystals

As a kid growing up in Pennsylvania, we more often than not had a white Christmas.  So there are a lot of fond memories for me associated with Christmas time snowfalls and the Pennsylvania woods.  You might get a sense … Continue reading

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Good News about NWS Weather Data, Plus Working with Date and Time in Excel

This is a quick update to my recent post on Bin Weather Data for the United States and International Locations. First the Good News Just the other day, I went to the NCDC site I discussed in my post on … Continue reading

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Bin Weather Data for the United States and International Locations

Recently, in a number of the classes I teach, folks have asked me if I know of resources with climate data, specifically bin climate data, for places other than the United States.  The purpose of this post is to point … Continue reading

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Hourly Weather Data for Times Gone By (Plus Opening a Delimited File with Excel)

In my previous post, I linked you up with resources for climate data, including a way to get hourly data from the National Weather Service for the past 3 to 7 days for many locations.  Frequently, however, I need data for … Continue reading

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Climate and Weather Resources

Those of you who follow my blog probably have notice I have more than a passing interest in climate and weather.  Part of that is enjoying the beauty of the sky as it changes from minute to minute, hour to … Continue reading

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Resources for the Resourceful; Understanding Warm and Cold Fronts

Welcome back and Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a pleasant holiday. I took some time off and then spent the past week doing the recovering from taking time off thing. Its all been good though. The time off … Continue reading

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