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Climate Maps of the United StatesEntry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00531
Abstract: Climate Maps of the United States is a digital product available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This product contains over 700 digital climate maps of the contiguous United States. These full color maps are available for climatic elements such as temperature, precipitation, snow, wind, pressure, etc. The period of record of the data for most of the maps is 1961-1990. Most of the maps can be ordered in a high resolution Adobe PDF format or as ESRI Shape Files. The entire set of climate maps available here is also available for purchase in the Climate Atlas Of The United States CD-ROM Version 1.0 (C00519), also a NCDC product.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: product
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Pricing is dependent on customer order specifications. Please contact NCDC for information on fees and terms for retrieving the Data Set or Product.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Climate Maps of the United States
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: publicationOnline Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Start Date: 1961-01-01Stop Date: 1990-12-31
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > LIQUID PRECIPITATION > RAIN
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SOLID PRECIPITATION > SNOW
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided
LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Unknown
PROCESS DATE: Unknown
Access Constraints ACCESS CONSTRAINTS: None
DISTRIBUTION LIABILITY: Every effort has been made to ensure that these data are accurate and reliable within the limits of current NOAA quality control procedures. NOAA can only certify that the data provided to its customers is an authentic copy of the records which were accepted for inclusion in NOAA archives. NOAA cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NOAA makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty.
Use Constraints None
Data Set Progress
Distribution Format: PDF, ESRI Shape Files, Subscription
Fees: Please See Summary
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
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Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-14
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21