Download Using NetCDF Subset


  1. Click on the Download button catalog_data_download_icon.

  2. Select THREDDS NetCDF Subset.

  3. The Unidata NetCDF Subset Service will open in a new browser tab.

  4. Select the variable(s) you’d like to download.

  5. Subset the dataset by latitude, longitude, and time range.

  6. Click Submit at the bottom of the page to download the dataset, or copy the NCSS Request URL.


The default time stride is 1, which downloads all time slices in the dataset; a stride of 2 will download every second time slice, and so forth.

For more information about NetCDF Subset, please see the Gridded Data section.