The World’s Highest Resolution Map of Global Temperature from

August 29 2013 by Dave Cole

Check out the heat of daylight sweep across the Sahara in this animation of the world’s highest resolution temperature data from Or zoom in to see the microclimates across the San Francisco Bay, which can vary as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit in just a few miles.

Working with the new Project Quicksilver dataset and the team at has been incredible. They’re pushing the boundaries of weather data and presentation in exciting ways. Along with MapBox Live satellite imagery, we’re planning to offer weather data like this ready to go on MapBox Maps. If you’re interested in weather data or other ways we can help journalists and media organizations tell stories with maps, find me on Twitter: @dhcole.