This dataset contains the historical Unidata Internet Data Distribution (IDD) Global Observational Data that are derived from real-time Global Telecommunications System
(GTS) reports distributed via the Unidata Internet Data Distribution System (IDD).
Reports include surface station (SYNOP) reports at 3-hour intervals,
upper air (RAOB) reports at 3-hour intervals, surface station (METAR) reports at 1-hour intervals, and
marine surface (BUOY) reports at 1-hour intervals. Select variables found in all report types
include pressure, temperature, wind speed, and wind direction. Data may be available at mandatory or significant levels from 1000 millibars to 1 millibar, and at surface levels.
Online archives are populated daily with reports generated two days prior to the current date.
||Cloud Base Height
|Dew Point Temperature
||Sea Level Pressure
|Sea Surface Temperature
||Upper Air Temperature
||Upper Level Winds
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NCEP ADP Global Upper Air Observational Weather Data, October 1999 - continuing
NMC B3 ADP Global Upper Air Observations, daily March 1962 to December 1972
NCEP ADP Operational Global Upper Air Observations, December 1972 - February 2007
NCEP ADP Global Surface Observational Weather Data, October 1999 - continuing
NCEP ADP Operational Global Surface Observations, February 1975 - February 2007
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