Use The National Weather Service's Local Climate Analysis Tool (LCAT) To Help You:

  • Guide development of your answers to climate-related questions
  • Understand your local climate variability and its impacts
  • Know your local climate trends in the context of global climate change
  • Link weather and water events to climate signals
  • Provide your users with trusted scientific information

Please note that LCAT provides scientific guidance but not operational climate forecasts

"Share" and VLab Requirements

  • This feature is open to All NOAA-users and utilizes the NWS Virtual Lab environment for sharing and reviewing LCAT analysis results
  • Sign in to VLab using your NOAA LDAP credentials
  • Non-NOAA users must have a NOAA-sponsored partner who can apply for them to become members