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Weather data

Historic weather data

Free historical and long term data suitable for educational use.  

World climate averages

Climate data is an invaluable resource for comparing and contrasting different places around the world.

Data is provided in both tabulated and graphical formats and comprises of monthly averages of rainfall, maximum and minimum temperature. Use the links opposite to access long-term climate averages for a selection of stations in different climatic zones around the world.

The map below shows the main climatic regions of the world.

World map

World observations

Latest current observations for all the stations providing long-term averages can be found in the world data area.

Country climate descriptions

Detailed written climate descriptions are available from the Weather and climate area.