Weather and Climate


AccuWeather - enter any U.S. zip code for 5 day forecast, radar and satellite images
Air Quality Index for Kids - from the EPA
All About Snow - National Snow and Ice Data Center
Arctic theme page
Atmosphere - climate and environmental changes from NASA's Earth Observatory
Aurora - Cam - shows current extent and position of auroral activity
Aurora Borealis Page - information on and photos of the northern lights
Aurora Gallery - slide show from PBS/NOVA
Auroral Forecast Page - from the Geophysical Institute
Aurora from the Space Shuttle - photos made available from NASA
Auroras: Paintings in the Sky - what auroras look like from space and on Earth & more
Bad Coriolis - learn the truth about circulating sinks and toilets
Bad Meteorology - common weather mistakes often taught in schools
Billion Dollar US Weather Disasters - droughts, fires, hurricanes, etc. / Weather - Cable News Network
Climate Change - currently 13 categories of news and information provided
Climate Classroom - What's up with global warming?
Climate Controls - 7 factors that influence climate and many climographs!
Climate Glossary - from the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center
Climate History - from the Paleomap Project
Climate Zone - climate and other geographic info available by continent or country
Climatic Extremes and Weather Events - 14 topics to explore!
Climographs - click on any of 30 U.S. cities to view its climograph
Cloud Chart - from S'COOL
Clouds, by DaylightMap - see current world cloud cover
Digital Snow Museum - information and photos of major storms since 1717
Drought Monitor - includes several drought maps and other drought information
Earth View From the Sun - where is direct sunlight shining right now?
Earth Viewer - for elementary students. It shows the daytime and nighttime for any day of the year
Earth's Seasons Equinoxes, Solstices, Perihelion, and Aphelion - 1992-2005
Earthwatch Weather on Demand - 6 categories of weather information available
El Niño - information on the past and present impact of El Niño
El Niño: online meteorology guide - warm water current that appears every 3 to 7 years
El Niño: Research, Forecasts and Observations
El Niño Rules - history, causes and effects of El Niño in past, present and future
El Niño Theme Page - lots of El Niño information from NOAA
El Niño / La Niña - What's the difference?
Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment - Global Warming, Air Quality, Climate Change, Ozone, Weather
EPA Global Warming - site discusses the problem and what is being done about it
Equinoxes - from the U.S. Naval Observatory
Franklin's Forecast (Weather) - lots of weather information from the Franklin Institute
GeoAstro Applet Collection - observe daily and annual path of sun and moon for any location
GeoTopics - Weather and Climate - from Internet Geography
GeoWeather - guide to international weather conditions for the traveller
Get Current Local Weather Forecasts, Severe Weather Alerts and More. Free!
Groundhog Day - February 2, 1998 - direct from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania
Groundwater as % of Fresh Water - chart
Here Comes the Sun! - rotation, revolution and the seasons
Historical Hurricane Tracks - NOAA Coastal Services Center
How do the Sun, the Earth, and the Moon Move? - includes information on seasons
How does a thermometer tell the temperature? - from Cool Quiz! Trivia
Humidex and Widchill Calculators - from
Hurricane: Storm Science - from the Miami Museum of Science
Hurricane Information Resources - good links from Lea Burnside
Hurricane Tracking - from the Miami Museum of Science
Hurricane Strike! - hurricane science and safety for students
The Hydrologic Cycle: online meteorology guide - learn the terms and how it works
Ice Ages Blamed on Tilted Earth - from LiveScience
Inside the Jet Stream - includes slide show from PBS/NOVA
Intellicast - get the weather forecast you need
Interactive Climate Map - climographs and information about the climate
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - “Climate Change 2007”, has been completed
Interesting United States Weather Facts and Extremes - 14 "Top 10" lists
International Polar Year 2007-2008 - Educational Resources from the USGS
International Weather - from WeatherHub
Jet Stream for United States - map from Intellicast
Koppen Climate Map - for climate classification Koppen Climate Chart - needed to read map
La Niña - information on the past and present impact of La Niña
Learning About the Water Cycle - links to 15 sites about the water cycle
Let's Learn about Lightning! for Kids - nearly 20 links to information
Let's Weather Together! - mostly cloud information
Live From Antarctica - information from the Live From Antarctica project
Local Weather - National Weather - International Weather - from HomeTownLocator
Meteorology Guide - air masses, fronts, clouds, precipitation, winds, and more!
Meteorology - Online - a ThinkQuest project
Midwestern U.S. 16,000 Years Ago - during the last ice age
Mountain Weather - interactive lesson from PBS/NOVA
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) - World's largest archive of weather data
National Weather Service - current weather, climatic data and much more
National Weather Service Doppler Radars - click on site for current radar
National Severe Storms Laboratory Weather Room - storm info, weather lessons, etc.
National Snow and Ice Data Center - University of Colorado
Natural Disasters: Destructive Forces of Nature - tornadoes, hurricanes, lightning, etc.
NEXRAD Radar Images - select from locations around the US
NOAA Education - Climate Change and Our Planet
NOAA La Niña page - large amount of information available
NOAA Weather Education - Specially for Students
NOAA Weather Service - 8 categories of current weather information available
NOAA/PMEL/TAO - what is La Niña?
Northern Lights - website from Norway with articles, photos, Q&A
Oceanweather Inc: Current Marine Data
Old Farmer's Almanac Long Range US Weather Forecast - get it for your area
Operational Significant Event Imagery - 12 categories from dust storms to volcanoes
Passport to Knowledge's Live From the Storm - Who, what, when, where, and whys of weather and climate
Planet Earth: A Year of Pictures - see all four seasons
Reasons for the Seasons - by Jon Kahl, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
The Reasons for the Seasons - by Challe Hudson, North Carolina State University
Sable Island Station - Nova Scotia, Canada
Severe Thunderstorm Climatology - from NOAA
Solar System Simulator - great to help explain seasons and show how sun hits earth
State Weather - click on state name, get forecasts and more!
Storm Prediction Center - from NOAA
Storm Safety For Kids - Education Resource by Insurance Compared
Summer Solstice - information for beginners, intermediate, and advanced
Sun or Moon Altitude/Azimuth Table - get sunrise/sunset times, height of sun, more
Sunclock - see where the sun is shining right now!
Sunrise, sunset, dawn and dusk times around the World - Gaisma (Latvian word, meaning "light")
Sunshine Applet - lost of great sun information you can select by city
Tornado - Grow Your Own Tornado - from the Discovery Channel
Tornado Information - tons of information from USA Today
Tornado Project Online - tornado myths, oddities, experiences, chasing, safety, etc.
Tropical Prediction Center - National Hurricane Center
Tropical Weather Menu - from Plymouth State College
UM Weather - from the University of Michigan
Unisys Weather - a complete source of graphical weather information
United States Interactive Climate Pages - from NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center
United States Weather Pages - includes current sever weather advisories
USA Today Weather - get weather forecasts and much more information
USGS Repeat Photography Project - glaciers in Glacier Nat. Park, MT
Urban Heat Islands - Heat Island Group
Water Cycle - from's Zoom Astronomy
Weather - from
Weather & Climate - 15 information sheets on Weather & Climate
Weather 101 - for teachers and students from Golden Gate Weather Services
Weather and Climate Photos - 2 pages to choose from
Weather Activities - Temperature Converter - Kids Weather Activities - from EdHeads
Weather Bonk - Live Weather, Forecasts, WebCams, and more on a Google Map
Weather Channel - if you watch it on TV, you'll like it on the Web

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Weather/Climate - Games - over 40 games and quizzes from Geography World
Weather Data
- links to weather forecasts, satellite pictures, radar, maps and more!
Weather Dude - especially for kids from KSTW-TV weather forecaster Nick Walker
Weather Folklore - over 200 weather folklore sayings
Weather Folktales - "A warm November is the sign of a bad winter" and many more!
Weather for Kids - created by 10 year old Stephen Byrne and family.
Weather Forecast - Europe - you can also get forecasts for any country from drop down list
Weather Forecast - United States
Weather Glossary - contains just about every weather term known to man from Weather World
Weather Glossary - huge list from the American Meteorological Society
Weather Organizer - Satellite, radar, pressure, temps, wind, seas info from around the world
Weather Photography: lightning, clouds, atmospheric optics & astronomy
Weather Symbols - as used on many weather maps
Weather Underground
Weather Wiz Kids - website for kids to learn about the fascinating world of weather
Weather World - from WPSX at Penn State University
WeatherSpark - Beautiful Weather Graphs and Maps
Web Weather For Kids - 10 different activities
What is Weather? - by
WW 2010 (the weather world 2010 project) - from the University of Illinois
WeatherNet - the Internet's premier source of weather information
WeatherPost - Weather Calculators - from
Welcome to The Weather Underground Inc. - get weather forecasts for anywhere
What is a rainbow? - from Cool Quiz! Trivia
Why do leaves change color? - from Cool Quiz! Trivia
Why is the sky blue? - from Cool Quiz! Trivia
Wild Weather - Latest severe weather news from around the world
Wind Chill Table from USA Today - how cold does it feel when the wind is blowing?
World Climate: - over 85,000 records of world climate data (temperature and rainfall)
World Climate Report - online publication on climate issues
World Rainfall Extremes - records by hour, day, month, year, and average
World Temperature Extremes - highs and lows by continent and state
World Travel Guide: Weather Forecasts - select region, country, city for forecast
World Weather with WeatherCams - from
World-Wide Tropical Cyclone Names - 2002 - 2007
Your Climate, Your Life - our changing climate and how it affects our lives

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