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                        New Mexico Environmental Data


National Weather Service:  Current and forecasted weather for the U.S..  Can search for weather information for any region or city.


National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, Climate Prediction Center

    El Nino/La Nina Cycle Tutorial: National Oceanic and Atmospheric
    Administration National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center
    tutorial on El Niño/La Niña climate cycles.

National Climatic Data Center: Worlds largest archive of weather data

    Climate Visualization (CLIMVIS): Create your own time-series
    graphs or contour maps of precipitation, temperature and drought
    measures by the day, month, year or climate region.  Includes
    global historical climatological network data.

Western Regional Climate Center:  Loaded with data.

Climate Assessment for the Southwest (CLIMAS): General information about Southwest climate

New Mexico Climate Center:  Clearinghouse of information about climate and weather in New Mexico from the Office of the State Climatologist at NMSU.

Average Annual Precipitation Contour Maps

New Mexico


Sun and Moon Cycle

U.S. Naval Observatory Data Services: Provides sunrise/sunset, moonrise/moonset, twilight tables; complete sun and moon data for any city in world; moon illumination; eclipses; position of sun and moon; and many other astronomical data.

Wind Scales

Beaufort Wind Scale


NRCS: Soil Geography Databases

NRCS: List of Soil Surveys by State

Map of Dominant Soil Orders in U.S.


Hydrologic Unit maps


NOAA tide data


Dr. Jennifer K. FreyEmail:jfrey@nmsu.edu