Abstract: Weather Duration is historical digital data set DSI-3292, archived at the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This is meteorological data. DSI-3292 contains the beginning and ending times of occurrences of weather and/or obstructions to vision that were recorded on the MF1-10B form used by the National Weather Service (NWS). Official surface weather observation standards can be found in the ... Federal Meteorological Handbook. This data set is most useful if coordinated with data for the same stations and dates in NCDC digital data set DSI-3280, US Global Surface Airways Hourly Observations. DSI-3292 includes data from 1984 to 1997. NCDC has data for 299 stations. Areal coverage includes the US, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Pacific Ocean nations of Palau, Marshall Islands and Micronesia
To make a wide range of climatic data available to researchers and the public.
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LINEAGE/PROCESS STEP: PROCESS DESCRIPTION: Derived from Surface Airways Hourly (116544) form MF1-10A within the section titled Remarks and Supplementary Coded Information and Weather Obstructions to Vision (MF1-10B). PROCESS DATE: 19971231
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