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 Data

Public access to real-time water level and streamflow data collected at over 1200 locations in Canada through federal-provincial and federal-territorial cost-sharing agreements. Textual search (http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/text_search/search_e.html) and Graphical Search (http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/google_map/google_map_e.html) available. Also, the capability of setting up a user profile is available (http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/my_station_list/my_station_list_e.html).
Archived Hydrometric Data

Public access to historical water level and streamflow data, which were collected at over 8000 locations in Canada through federal-provincial and federal-territorial cost-sharing agreements. Textual search by Station or Location is available (http://www.wsc.ec.gc.ca/hydat/H2O/index_e.cfm?cname=main_e.cfm).
Graphical search will be available shortly. Also available are the following:
A list of stations with detailed metadata (http://www.wsc.ec.gc.ca/hydex/main_e.cfm?cname=StationList_e.cfm);
Archived Suspended Sediment Data

Public access to historical suspended sediment data, which were collected at over 800 locations in Canada through federal-provincial and federal-territorial cost-sharing agreements. Graphical search will be available shortly.
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.


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.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada Map

A Google map view of available wave and weather data from Meteorological Service of Canada buoys.


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

MSC Ontario region prepares these monthly weather statements which consist of a monthly weather review and severe weather summaries of Ontario.
CRIACC

Monthly Climate Monitoring Summaries of Quebec

  • Provides monthly climate summaries (text summary, weather condition rankings and highlights) of Quebec based on the MSC monitoring observations.

Seasonal Monitoring Summaries of Quebec

  • Provides seasonal climate summaries (text summary, weather condition rankings and highlights) of Quebec, based on the MSC monitoring observations.

Quebec's Significant Event Reports

  • Provides summary reports of the past and current highlighted significant weather events in Quebec based on the MSC monitoring observations.
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.
Weather

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.