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U.S. AFGWC Station (Surface and Upper Air) Library


This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


Prepared by the U.S. Air Force Global Weather Central (AFGWC). For each station listed, there is a name, WMO number, country code, latitude and longitude, elevation, and codes for observation types. This list supports many datasets where the observation report shows only the WMO number as a station identification. Frequently updated by the USAF, we get some of those irregularly. DSS has built some subsets, and has been at work compiling an historical library which documents station period of observation, station moves, etc.

Temporal Range:
1967-01-01 to 1999-12-31
Station Height
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface
Data Types:
Data Contributors:
557th Weather Wing, U.S. Air Force, U. S. Department of Defense
Total Volume:
0 MB
Data Formats:
ASCII (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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