Climatic Extremes of the Summer of 1998
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Summary
Abstract: Climatic Extremes of the Summer of 1998 is a technical report prepared by, and available from, the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). Regions of the U.S. and other parts of the world experienced a variety of weather and climate extremes during the summer of 1998. This report describes some of these events and conditions, including drought and fires in Florida, a heat wave and drought across parts of the south, flooding in China, flooding in parts of the U.S., Hurricane Bonnie striking North Carolina and Virginia, and an overall review of U.S. and global climatic conditions. Overall damages and costs for the events described in this report exceeded 30 billion (including over 10 billion in the U.S.), and the death toll exceeded 3000 (including over 200 fatalities in the U.S.).

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

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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: Climatic Extremes of the Summer of 1998
Dataset Release Date: 1998-11-01
Data Presentation Form: document
Online Resource: http://ols.nndc.noaa.gov/plolstore/plsql/olstore.prodspecific?prodn...
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-06-01
Stop Date: 1998-08-31
Quality ATTRIBUTE ACCURACY REPORT: Not provided

LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown

COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.

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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-06-27
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-07-21
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