Weather Portraits: U.S. Cities

Diagrams of daily wind and temperatures during one year for the most populated city in each state

  • 5 daily measurements
  • 50 major cities
  • 365 days
  • 91,250 points of data
  • 1 poster

Colorful diagrams display five daily measurements for an full year in each city: wind direction, wind speed, high temperature, low temperature, and range of temperatures. Data were collected from the Quality Controlled Local Climatological Data (QCLCD) provided freely by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA).

How it was made »

How to read it


Each city is unique

Closeups of cities


Order 2014 poster »

Weather Portraits 2014

Order 2015 poster »

Weather Portraits 2015