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Weather Stations

Name Description
Automated Surface Observing Systems The Automated Surface Observing Systems (ASOS) program is a joint effort of the National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the Department of Defense (DOD). The ASOS systems serves as the nation's primary surface weather observing network. ASOS is designed to support weather forecast activities and aviation operations and, at the same time, support the needs of the meteorological, hydrological, and climatological research communities. Click here for more information.
Automated Weather Observing System The Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) stations are primarily used for aviation weather.
Interagency RAWS Remote Automate Weather Stations (RAWS) collect hourly weather data for monitoring wildfire and for planning wildland fires.
NM Climate Center This network is the weather station network operated by the NM Climate Center. Most weather stations are located on NMSU science center property.
NM Environment Department Weather station data collected for a watershed monitoring project.
NM Vineyard Network This network is a collection of weather stations located at vineyards that produce grapes for wine production in New Mexico. The network is maintained by NMSU with cooperation from the grape producers.
NRCS Snow Telemetry The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) installs, operates and maintains an extensive automated network called SNOTEL (Snow Telemetry). SNOTEL is designed to collect snowpack and related climatic data in the Western US and Alaska. For more information about SNOTEL, please visit this link. All data is courtesy of the NRCS.
NWS Cooperative Observer Program Stations operated by volunteer observers for the National Weather Service collecting daily weather data.
Soil Climate Analysis Network The Soil Climate Analysis Network is operated by the USDA NRCS National Water and Climate Center in Portland, OR with assistance from the USDA NRCS National Soil Survey Center in Lincoln, NE.