Climatic Atlas of the United States is a historical publication archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This atlas contains monthly and annual mean data on the following parameters: normal maximum, and minimum temperature, earliest and latest freeze dates, normal total heating degree days, normal and mean total precipitation, mean total snowfall, mean number of days with 0.01 inch or more of precipitation, mean dew point temperature, maximum persisting 12-hour 1000-millibar dew point temperature, mean relative humidity, mean lake evaporation, mean percentage of sunshine, mean daily solar radiation, mean sky cover, and prevailing direction, mean speed, and fastest mile of wind.
To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
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