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Climate Division Plots
How to read file used in plot.
How to reference plots
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Climate Division Information
NCDC's Climate Division Webpage
Get data, references and more info from NCDC.
Data caveats,
Get climate division boundaries. Divisional Areas and other useful files from NCDC.
US Map with list of map climate divisions and individual state maps of the climate divisions (with counties).
Get State averaged temperature and precipitation climatologies.
Related Pages
Atmospheric and Ocean Time series (SOI, PNA, etc.).
Get timeseries from climate division dataset and other datasets.
Plot maps and time series at one climate division (from NCDC). Choose "map interface to selected online data". Under select products, choose "divisional data".
The ESRL website will be unavailable for 24 hours starting Friday, March 6th at 5:00pm MT due to building maintenance.

Get climate division boundaries.

NCDC provides a link to their climate division shapefiles (zipped). Please email them with questions. ncdc.info@noaa.gov.

NCAR has a netCDF file with the climate division boundaries available entitled "climdiv_polygons.nc". NCL has the boundaries builtin to its plotting code as does GrADS.