Download Using OPeNDAP


  1. Click on the Download button catalog_data_download_icon.

  2. Select THREDDS OPeNDAP.

  3. The OPeNDAP Dataset Access Form 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 Get ASCII at the top of the page.

  7. The dataset will display in a new browser tab for you to copy-paste.


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.