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U.S. Climate Divisional Dataset (Version Superseded)
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00702


Summary
Abstract: This data has been superseded by a newer version of the dataset. Please refer to NOAA's Climate Divisional Database for more information. The U.S. Climate Divisional Dataset provides data access to current U.S. temperature, precipitation and drought indeces. Divisional indices included are: Precipitation Index, Palmer Drought Severity Index, Palmer Hydrological Drought Index, Modified Palmer ... View entire text

Purpose: The U.S. Climate Divisional Dataset is the only long-term temporally and spatially complete dataset from 1895 to the present for the contiguous United States (CONUS) from NCDC. USCDD has been used for many decades to compute long term temperature, precipitation, and drought indices. The spatial coverage was from the divisional level up to the national level. The indices were computed using daily station data from 1895 to present.
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Description: NCEI FTP Server. Dataset files available for download via FTP.

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 24.0   E: -66.0   W: -125.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCDC > National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: U.S. Climate Divisional Dataset (Version Superseded)
Dataset Release Date: 1984-01-01
Data Presentation Form: tableDigital
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1895-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly Climatology
ISO Topic Category
Use Constraints NCEI 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. NCEI makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Data Center
National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://ncei.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT BRANCH DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Federal Building, Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Format: fixed-length ASCII text
Fees: See Extended Metadata for fee information
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Federal Building, Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2016-01-22
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-02-02


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