Would you like fast and easy access to past weather data? Here it is!

HOW TO ACCESS PAST WEATHER DATA

Did you know...

That temperature and precipitation data are available for more than 100 sites in northeastern Kansas, the longest since 1859?  

That weather data reports are generated on a daily, monthly, and annual basis?

That detailed information regarding past severe and significant weather events is readily available?

Well it's all true!  The National Weather Service, in conjunction with the National Climate Data Center and Regional Climate Centers, grants access to a wealth of past weather information via the NWS website.  This information includes weather records, normal conditions, daily temperature and precipitation information, and even detailed information on significant weather events.  This web page is part of a series of internet articles, intended to introduce you to some of the services available on the NWS website with which you may not be so familiar, but you may find extremely useful.  For previous articles in this series, please follow this link, and be sure to check back to www.weather.gov/topeka in the coming weeks for information on additional services.

For Climate Data and Products

To Get To The Site

How To Access and Use This Information

Step 1

Step 2

 
First, navigate to
www.weather.gov
/topeka
and click on the "Local" link under "Climate" in the left-hand menu of the page, or use this link to directly access the page.

Follow the instructions in the table by 1.) Selecting a Product from the list, 2.) Selecting one of the available locations for that product, 3.) Selecting the desired time frame for that product, and 4.) Clicking "Go" to obtain the data.
 
**  Use the "Storm Event Database (SPC)" and "Storm Data (NCDC)" links below the product section for information on severe weather on other significant weather events.
 

Additional Tips

**  As you select an item in the "Product" list, a description of that product appears in the window to give you an idea of what is provided.
**  Some products are only provided for Topeka and Concordia, the official climate stations in the area.
**
  While the "Regional Summary" location is Topeka, it provides information for the entire region.
**  Most products are archived back as long as months or years.  For data not available on via this page, use the National Climate Data Center.

For More Detailed and Localized Data, Records, and Rates of Occurrence

To Get To The Site

How To Access and Use This Information

Step 1

Step 2

 
First, navigate to
www.weather.gov
/topeka
and click on the "Local" link under "Climate" in the left-hand menu of the page, or use this link to directly access the page.

Click on the NOWData tab at the top of the page.

Follow the instructions in the table by 1.) Selecting a Product from the list, 2.) Selecting one of the available locations for that product, 3.) Selecting the desired time frame for that product, and any additional instructions presented. 
  

Additional Tips

**  As you select an item in the "Product" list, a description of that product appears in the window to give you an idea of what is provided.
**  Most products are archived back as long as months or years.  For data not available on via this page, use the National Climate Data Center.

 



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