Monsoon season precipitation monitoring maps for Arizona (link is external) and New Mexico (link is external)



State of the Climate - monthly drought in the US reports, discussion, and more (NOAA, National Centers for Environmental Information)

Climate Monitoring, State of the Climate - a collection of monthly summaries recapping climate-related occurrences (NOAA)

US Drought Portal - where is the drought?

PRISM Climate Group - climate observations gathered from a wide range of monitoring networks, spatial climate datasets are developed to reveal short- and long-term climate patterns

National Climate Change Viewer (NCCV) - The NCCV allows the user to visualize projected changes in climate (maximum and minimum air temperature and precipitation) and the water balance (snow water equivalent, runoff, soil water storage and evaporative deficit) for any state, county and USGS Hydrologic Unit (USGS)

Online Data Access - from the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed in southeastern Arizona operated by the USDA ARS Southwest Watershed Research Center, Tucson, AZ


Major World Crop Areas and Climate Profiles (MWCACP) for North America - USDA

Crop Explorer - explore by crop and explore by region (USDA Foreign Agricultural Service)

Cropscape – Cropland Data Layer - spatial data layers (USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service)

Crop Weather - data links to crop weather conditions, drought central, current weather conditions and forecasts, and more (USDA Risk Management Agency)

Food resilience data - results from a search on



NRCS Major Land Resource Area (MLRA) link to database and interactive map (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, Soils)

National Resources Inventory data and reports - A statistical survey of land use and natural resource conditions and trends on U.S. non-Federal lands (USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service)