[Maps and Images]
- NOAA National Weather Service
- NWS has local, regional, and nation-wide weather forecasts for the
United States, including my favorite,
the forecast discussion for Boston
Massachusetts zone forecasts,
which aren't available anywhere else, as well as the
extended forecast for Massachusetts,
which is. Check out the
interactive graphical forecast
1-hour radar loop
for the continental US.
Weather information from NOAA via MIT
New England observations,
US analysis, and
lots more for weather buffs.
- The Weather Channel
- The most frequently-updated current conditions and local forecast, including
and other Massachusetts cities,
as well as lots of weather facts and shareware.
- The Weather Underground
- This is a good HTML interface to current US weather forecasts
with frequently-updated current conditions. We watch the
Northeast radar loop to predict when rain will strike Boston or the
Southwest radar loop for our observatory south of Tucson.
is informative and lots of fun.
Current global images in the
visible are available.
- Clear Sky Clock
- Attilla Danko has developed
this accurate and usable forecast of astronomical observing conditions for over
950 observatories and observing sites in North America based on numerical models
run by the Canadian
Meteorological Centre, including
Allan Rahill's seeing maps.
Sites for which predictions are available include
Boston, MA and
Mt. Hopkins, AZ.
- The Old Farmers Almanac
- A traditional source for
planet rise and set times
and long range forecasts.
- The U.S. Naval Observatory is the best source for
- See Today's Space Weather
Space Weather Prediction Center.
- NOAA has
current auroral activity maps from its POES satellite
- Unisys Weather
- Model Output Statistics from NGM (updated every 12 hours) and MRF models
(updated every day), plus
meteograms, which graphically display conditions in particular cities over
Boston graphical forecast is available.
(Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies)
- Current weather and climate data produced using GrADS,
and the GrADS code itself for interested users. Data include
current weather for US (including precipitation composites),
analyses and forecasts from the MRF model for most major areas of
- Intellicast USA Weather
- international forecast
site includes a
whole-earth weather photograph
which is the best way to see what is happening all over the world.
- National Climate Data Center
Weather data since 1980 and sometimes way further
for all of the recording stations in the United States and much of the rest
of the world. Through the Climate Visualizer, you can graph any of several
climate parameters over time.
- NASA Hurricane Page
- Lots of hurricane pictures, current, historical, and educational.
Aviation Weather Links
- It's on the
Landings aviation server and
has the best list of weather links I've seen on the Net.
- Weather Net
- This is a good collection of links to other weather sites.
- Chilean Weather
- Because the big telescopes are there
- Las Campanas (Magellan)
- Cerro Tololo (CTIO)
- Paranal (ESO)
- Hawaiian Weather
- Not on the beaches, but on the mountains where the telescopes are
- Mauna Kea
- Haleakala [NOAA]
- [Haleakala Weather Center]
- Australian Weather
- For those curious about what is going on on the other side of the Earth
from the U.S.
- Australian Bureau of Meterology: The official word
Last updated 1 April 2022 by Jessica Mink