In a recent post on my favorite resources for researching the conditions that I will likely encounter on a backpacking trip, I plugged the Environmental Centers for Environmental Information, which tracks temperature and precipitation data for thousands of locations throughout the United States.
It’s an extremely helpful website, but it can be difficult to navigate and find the data that you want. To help, I put together a quick-and-dirty video tutorial, below. One day I might get fancy with my YouTube channel, but at least today you got bedhead and a day-old t-shirt.
To get to my starting screen on the NCEI website (at 0:35), click here.