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Weather and Climatology

Specific Countries and Regions

Directories of Countries

UNDP Climate Change Country Profiles

Each report contains a set of maps and diagrams demonstrating the observed and projected climates of that country. A narrative summarizes the data in the figures.  A dataset containing the underlying observed and model data for that country, is made available for use in further research projects in text format which can easily downloaded, read and manipulated.


Historical Climate Data for Canada

Monthly Meteorological Summary (QC985.5.O6A2 Crerar Library - print)

Monthly Record:  Meteorological Observations in Canada

Great Britain and UK

Historical Central England Temperature Data (researchers may apply for free access)
With data from 1659+ this is the longest available instrumental record of temperature in the world

Met Office Data Point

The Climate of London (QC989.G7H85 Regenstein Special Collections - print)
This work is also available online to UChicago users

UK Weather Data
Provides a variety of observational data, both current and historical.

Sources for Global Data

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