CDT Contents

This page lists the contents of Climate Data Tools for Matlab. For help getting started with CDT, see CDT Getting Started.


Descriptive Statistics

Matrix Manipulation

Georeferenced Grids

Spatial Patterns

Time Series

Uncertainty Quantification

Climate Indices

Oceans & Atmospheres

Geophysical Attributes


Line Plots



NetCDF and HDF5

Check out the NetCDF tutorial for help getting started with NetCDF data.


CDT includes a handful of tutorials that address some common issues that we run into when analyzing climate data in Matlab.

Sample Datasets

CDT comes with several datasets which can be used to test scripts or create examples. They are as follows:

Citing CDT

Please cite our paper!

Chad A. Greene, Kaustubh Thirumalai, Kelly A. Kearney, Jose Miguel Delgado, Wolfgang Schwanghart, Natalie S. Wolfenbarger, Kristen M. Thyng, David E. Gwyther, Alex S. Gardner, and Donald D. Blankenship (2019). The Climate Data Toolbox for MATLAB. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 20, 3774-3781. doi:10.1029/2019GC008392