U.S. Lightning Archive (DSI-9617)Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00059
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
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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 dataOnline Resource: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov
Start Date: 1959-01-13
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY > LIGHTNING
ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA > LIGHTNING
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > INFRASTRUCTURE > BUILDINGS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > SOCIAL BEHAVIOR > RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES/AREAS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > PUBLIC HEALTH > ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH FACTORS
HUMAN DIMENSIONS > NATURAL HAZARDS > SEVERE STORMS
Quality LOGICAL CONSISTENCY REPORT: Unknown
COMPLETENESS REPORT: Completeness information not available.
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
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
151 Patton Avenue, Room 120
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2006-12-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2013-01-24