U.S. Lightning Archive (DSI-9617)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00059

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Summary
Abstract: The Lightning Archive contains a chronological listing, by state, of lightning statistics. The reports are provided by the National Weather Service and contain statistics on locations, fatalities, injuries, gender and damage estimates. The Lightning Archive is a product of the National Climatic Data Center. The data have been compiled from the Storm Data publication since 1959.

Purpose: To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: data set

CURRENTNESS REFERENCE: Ground Condition
Related URL
Description: View Source Metadata document from the Metadata Manager and Repository (NMMR).
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 15.0   E: -65.0   W: 170.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: U.S. Lightning Archive (DSI-9617)
Dataset Release Date: Unknown
Data Presentation Form: tabular digital data
Online Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1959-01-13
Quality LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.

LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP:
PROCESS DESCRIPTION: This data set is taken directly from the Storm Data Publication.
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
IN WORK
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: ______DSI-9617 ____

Data Center Personnel
Name: NCDC CUSTOMER SERVICE
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: 828-271-4800
Fax: 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24
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