Selected Maps from the Climate Atlas of the Contiguous U.S.Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00534
Abstract: Selected Maps from the Climate Atlas of the Contiguous U.S. is a booklet available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The Selected Maps from the Climate Atlas of the Contiguous United States, 1961- 1990 publication contains maps for 20 of the more requested products from the Climate Atlas CD-ROM (C00519). The 40-page booklet contains color images of the following Annual Mean maps: ... Daily Maximum/Minimum/Average Temperatures, Dew Point Temperatures, Relative Humidity, Heating and Cooling Degree Days, Total Precipitation, Days with Measurable Precipitation, Total Snowfall, Wind Speed and Prevailing Direction, Days with Heavy Fog, Sky Cover, Sunshine Hour and Percentage, as well as images of the First/Last 32 Degree Fahrenheit Temperatures, Median Length of Freeze Free Period, and Probabilities of Measurable Snowfall and a White Christmas.
Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: publication
CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
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Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Selected Maps from the Climate Atlas of the Contiguous U.S.
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 > AIR TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > RAIN
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SNOW
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION > VISUALIZATION/IMAGE PROCESSING
ISO Topic Category
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: CD-ROM
Fees: Please See Summary
Role: DIF AUTHOR
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2007-05-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21