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NCEP ADP Eta (NAM) Subset Surface Observations


NCEP ADP Eta (NAM) Subset Surface Observations are composed of a regional synoptic set of surface data reports centered over North America. These were operationally collected by the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP). The data includes land and marine reports received via the Global Telecommunications System (GTS). Variables recorded in the reports include pressure, temperature, dew point depression, wind direction and speed. Report time intervals range from hourly to 3-hourly. Precipitation data has been decoded for the U.S. and Canada. DS461.0 provides global surface data coverage.

Temporal Range:
2000-12-29 to 2010-11-18
Air Temperature Cloud Base Height Cloud Frequency Cloud Types
Dew Point Temperature Precipitation Amount Sea Level Pressure Sea Surface Temperature
Snow Surface Pressure Surface Winds Swells
Visibility Wave Height Wave Period
Data Types:
Platform Observation
Data Contributors:
National Centers for Environmental Prediction, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Total Volume:
31.28 GB
Data Formats:
Related RDA Datasets:
Historical Unidata Internet Data Distribution (IDD) Global Observational Data
NCEP ADP Global Upper Air and Surface Weather Observations (PREPBUFR format)
NCEP ADP Global Upper Air Observational Weather Data, October 1999 - continuing
NCEP ADP Global Surface Observational Weather Data, October 1999 - continuing
U.S.A.F. DATSAV3 Surface Observations, 1901-continuing
NCEP ADP Operational Global Surface Observations, February 1975 - February 2007
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Data License:
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