Related Links and Resources

Archived Notices

Notice Inventory

The Notice Inventory contains a record of all past and current Notices.

Data Access Tools

Hydrometric Real-time and Historical Data/Historical Sediment Data

This site provides public access to real-time hydrometric data collected at over 1 800 locations and access to historical data collected at over 7 600 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 and Climate Change 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 and Climate Change 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.

Ontario's Monthly Weather Review email

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 Data and Scenarios

The Canadian Climate Data and Scenarios (CCDS) is an interface for distributing climate change information.

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.

General Links

Within Federal Government

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.


GeoGratis is a website where you can find free maps, data, and publications to use without restriction.

Official Time Zones Across Canada

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

Outside Federal Government

Observing Systems Capability Analysis and Review Tool (OSCAR)/Surface

OSCAR/Surface is the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)'s official repository of Integrated Global Observing System (WIGOS) metadata for all surface‑based observing stations and platforms. The English version was launched officially on May 2, 2016 thereby replacing WMO No. 9, Volume A, Observing Stations and WMO Catalogue of Radiosondes.

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