Improving Weather Data Services Nationwide

The National Mesonet Program (NMP) affordably leverages innovation and investment by American entrepreneurs, state governments, and universities to dramatically strengthen the key government service of national weather monitoring and reporting.

Benefit Highlights

Benefits and Beneficiaries of the Oklahoma Mesonet:

A Multisectoral Ripple Effect Analysis

Benefit Highlights

Economic value of environmental and weather information for agricultural decisions
– A case study for Oklahoma Mesonet

Ziolkowska, Jadwiga R., The University of Oklahoma, Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability; ScienceDirect, Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, Volume 265, 1 October 2018

Protecting Lives and Property

The National Mesonet helps the NWS provide substantially improved weather forecasts and warnings that result in reduced casualties from storms...

Economic Benefits to Industries

Besides improving conventional weather forecasting, the National Mesonet has also emerged as a key tool to aid the development of the domestic...

NMP: Saving Federal Funds

The National Mesonet Program significantly lowers the overall per-station cost in comparison with a government station-only strategy, enabling...