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NCEP ADP Global Surface Observational Weather Data, October 1999 - continuing

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| DOI: 10.5065/4F4P-E398
 
Abstract:

NCEP ADP Global Surface Observational Weather Data are composed of surface weather reports operationally collected by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). The data includes land and marine surface reports received via the Global Telecommunications System (GTS). Variables recorded in the reports include pressure, air temperature, dew point temperature, wind direction and speed. Precipitation data has been decoded for the U.S. and Canada. Report intervals range from hourly to 3 hourly. These data are the primary input to the NCEP Global Data Assimilation System (GDAS).

Full daily data can be downloaded in BUFR or LITTLE_R format. Spatial subsets decoded into ASCII can also be selected by latitude/longitude or station ID.

Temporal Range:
1999-09-30 to 2024-05-23 (Entire dataset) Period details by dataset product
Updates:
Daily
Variables:
Air Temperature Cloud Base Height Cloud Frequency Cloud Types
Dew Point Temperature Precipitation Amount Sea Level Pressure Sea Surface Temperature
Snow Station Height Surface Pressure Surface Winds
Visibility Wave Height Wave Period Wave Speed/Direction
Data Types:
Platform Observation
Data Contributors:
DOC/NOAA/NWS/NCEP
National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Total Volume:
2.86 TB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
Data Formats:
WMO BUFR, LITTLE R
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 - 
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NCEP GDAS Satellite Data 2004-continuing
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U.S. AFGWC Station (Surface and Upper Air) Library
More Details:
View a more detailed summary of the data, including specific date ranges and locations by parameter
Metadata Record:
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