Agriculture is an integral part of the Ohio's economy and way of life for many. The weather and climate are powerful forces that shape agriculture in our state. To view the latest (and archived) Hydro-Climate Assessment for Ohio, follow the link below. On this page, you will also find links to data relating to various aspects of agriculture along with other reliable and important sources of data for the state of Ohio and the Midwest region.
Resources relating to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA)
Resources relating to the Midwest Regional Climate Center (MRCC)
The MRCC serves the Midwest region and provides climate data in many forms.
Resources relating to the VIP program that is hosted by the MRCC. The VIP program aims to minimize negative impacts on vegetation and provides useful information.
Resources relating to the climate within the Central and Midwest regions. The information includes current maps with a multitude of information relating to temperature, precipitation, seasons, etc.
Resources relating to the free service provided by the MRCC to access climate data. You can use this tool to produce various maps and look at other types of end products, as well as look at raw climate data.
Other useful resources
The WWCB is prepared by the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, USDA, and NOAA. The WWCB provides information on weather, climate and agricultural developments, and charts and tables of agrometeorological data appropriate for the season.
A citizen science initiative to report observations of rain, hail and snow through a network of trained volunteers.