DRAW, which stands for 'Data Rescue: Archival and Weather', allows volunteers to participate in the transcription of historical weather logs captured at the McGill weather observatory since 1863. Our about pages can tell you more about the DRAW project, the history behind it, and meteorological observations.

About the DRAW Project

Learn more about the Data Rescue: Archives & Weather project, the team behind it all, and how you can become a citizen scientist and contribute!

The Team

Learn more about the people behind DRAW, both past and present. 

About the Observatory

Learn more about the McGill Observatory and history of 18th century meteorologists. 

About Meteorological Observations

Learn more about the instruments and notations used to record historical weather observations.


Learn more about the Data Rescue: Archives & Weather project in the news, our presentations and outreach initiatives.