The U.S. Climate Reference Network offers several ways of obtaining data:

Current Observations

Near real-time raw data observations from each USCRN station.

Quality Controlled Datasets

Text files with quality-controlled subhourly (5-minute), hourly, daily and monthly observations.


On-the-fly data and metadata reports which can be generated with user-defined parameters.


Tools for data visualization and analysis include different types of graphs, maps, etc.

Diagnostic Tools

Tools for analyzing the performance of the climate reference network(s).