Related Links and Resources

Historical Climate Data

Provides direct access to historical climate data for specific locations and dates.
Canadian Climate Normals

Climate averages and extremes (e.g. temperature and precipitation) for Canadian locations with at least 15 years of data, over 30 year intervals.
Hydrometric Real-time and Historical Data / Historical Sediment Data

This site provides public access to real-time hydrometric data collected at over 1800 locations and access to historical data collected at over 7600 stations (active and discontinued) in Canada. These data are collected under a national program jointly administered under federal-provincial and federal-territorial cost-sharing agreements.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Access to historical wave, and weather data from Meteorological Service of Canada moored buoys.
Adjusted and Homogenized Canadian Climate Data (AHCCD)

Public access to adjusted and homogenized climate data for many climatological stations in Canada. These data were created for use in climate research including climate change studies.
MSC Datamart

The Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) HTTP data server is a source of several raw meteorological data types and forecast data. This service is aimed at specialized users with good meteorological and IT knowledge, and is mainly meant to be accessed in an automatic manner via the internet (e.g. with scripts).

Cartographic Tools/Maps

Drought Watch (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada)

Provides timely information of the impacts of climatic variability on water supply and agriculture using data from Environment Canada and other sources. Products include: current and historical maps of precipitation, temperature, growing degree days and drought indices.
Atlas of Canada - Natural Resources Canada (Climate)

Offers information and maps on snow cover, minimum and maximum temperatures, and precipitation. Environment Canada and other data sources are used for the production of these maps.

Climate Information/Summaries

Climate Trends and Variations Bulletin

Climate Trends and Variations Bulletin (CTVB) places the most recent season's or year's temperatures and precipitation values in historical context by utilizing timely data sets from synoptic weather reporting stations in Canada and historical homogenized climate data.
Monthly Climate Summaries

A cross-country summary of averages and extremes for one month.
Ontario's Monthly Weather Review

The Ontario Weather Review offers a review of temperature and precipitation departures from normal values as well as severe weather that impacted the province. To receive this free product, on a monthly basis, you can subscribe by contacting the Ontario Climate Centre at the above-link with the subject line "Subscribe Ontario Monthly Weather Review". In your email, please specify whether you wish to receive the English or French version.
Canadian Climate Change Scenarios Network

The Canadian Climate Change Scenarios Network (CCCSN) is a partner interface for distributing climate change scenarios and adaptation research.
Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis

The Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma) has developed a number of climate models. Data from these climate models are available for downloading.
Canadian Wind Energy Atlas

Environment Canada's Wind Energy Atlas web site aims at developing new meteorological tools to be used by Canada's wind energy industry. It offers the possibility to browse through the results of the numerical simulations that were run on all of Canada in order to determine its wind energy potential.

General Links

Within Federal Government

Environment Canada Home Page

The main page of Environment Canada.

Provides up-to-date weather conditions across Canada as well as other weather products (e.g. radar & satellite, marine information, aviation weather, and analyses and modelling) to Canadians.
Canadian Ice Service

Provides direct access to ice and iceberg information (such as maps and analysis charts for sea ice, lake ice, river ice and icebergs) in Canada's navigable waters to Canadians by Canadian Ice Service, a branch of the MSC.
GeoConnections Discovery Portal

Provides infrastructure tools and services for the discovery of, and access to, geospatial data and services, to serve a wide range of Canadian stakeholders.
Official Time Zones Across Canada

Runs a clock in the time zone map to show each Canadian official time zone.