Climatology Normals, Records, and Past Weather from Millersville University

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Originator: Millersville University Meteorology Department
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Title: Climatology Normals, Records, and Past Weather from Millersville University
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Publication_Place: Millersville, Pennsylvania, USA
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Online_Linkage: http://www.atmos.millersville.edu/~wic/
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The Millersville University Meteorology Department offers CLimate Normals, Records, and Past Weather data for stations in the state of Pennsylvania. Recent data is available from the weather station at Millersville University with links to data from the cities of Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Erie, Scranton, Penn State, Baltimore (MD), and Washington (DC). The data archive section contains monthly climate summaries for Lancaster (1914-last month). Hourly data is available for the Lancaster station from May 1998 to the present. Meteograms are available from 3/02 to the present. Last months Summary for Harrisburg and Williamsport and Monthly total precipitation for many PA cities is also accessible. The Following Normals and Records data sets may be downloaded for the Millersville/Lancaster weather station. - Normals and Records: January - December - Normal Year-to-Date Precip: January - December - Monthly Temp Departures: 1914-2001 - Most- and Least-ever Monthly Precip: 1914-2000 - Normal High/Lows: Graph - Seasonal Snowfall: 1926-2002 - Monthly Snowfall: 30 year averages - Mean Monthly Data: High/Low/Precip/Degree Days - Monthly & Annual Precip: 1968-2001 Snowfall Data - Seasonal Snowfall: 1926 - 2002 - Monthly Snowfall: 30-year Averages - Snowstorms (date & amount) by Decade: 1920/30s | 40s | 50s | 60s | 70s | 80s | 90s | 00s - All measurable snowfalls since 1926 The following data is available for other PA cities: - 30-year Normals for major US cities: Heating Degree Days, Cooling Degree Days, Percent Possible Sunshine, Clear vs. Cloudy days, Relative Humidity, Wind Speed - Historical Climatology Network (HCN) data for many PA locations (1920-1994): Monthly Average Highs, Monthly Average Lows, Monthly Mean Temps Please link to the Millersville University Weather Information Center to obtain this data: http://www.atmos.millersville.edu/~wic/
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Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19140101
Ending_Date: Unknown
Currentness_Reference:Unknown
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Progress: In Work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: As needed
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Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -81.0
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -75.0
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 42.0
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 39.0
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Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD SCIENCE PARAMETERS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD PLATFORM
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD INSTRUMENT
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ANCILLARY KEYWORDS
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: ISO TOPIC CATEGORY
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: DATA SET LANGUAGE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE > ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE INDICES > COOLING DEGREE DAYS > COOLING DEGREE DAYS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE INDICES > COOLING DEGREE DAYS > HEATING DEGREE DAYS
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE > MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE > SURFACE TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > DEW POINT TEMPERATURE
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > HUMIDITY > RELATIVE HUMIDITY
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR > WATER VAPOR
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND DIRECTION
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC WINDS > SURFACE WINDS > WIND SPEED
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > LIQUID PRECIPITATION > RAIN
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > SOLID PRECIPITATION > SNOW
Theme_Keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > CRYOSPHERE > SNOW/ICE > SNOW DEPTH
Theme_Keyword: FIXED OBSERVATION STATIONS
Theme_Keyword: METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS
Theme_Keyword: ANEMOMETERS
Theme_Keyword: BAROMETERS
Theme_Keyword: HYGROMETERS
Theme_Keyword: RAIN GAUGES
Theme_Keyword: THERMOMETERS
Theme_Keyword: Normal High Temperature
Theme_Keyword: Normal Low Temperature
Theme_Keyword: Normal Precipitation
Theme_Keyword: Number Of Clear Days
Theme_Keyword: Number Of Cloudy Days
Theme_Keyword: Record High Temperature
Theme_Keyword: Record Low Temperature
Theme_Keyword: Record Precipitation
Theme_Keyword: Temperature Departure From Normal
Theme_Keyword: Aneroid Barometers
Theme_Keyword: CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE
Theme_Keyword: GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
Theme_Keyword: INLAND WATERS
Theme_Keyword: ENGLISH
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Place_Keyword: CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > PENNSYLVANIA
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: GCMD
Temporal_Keyword: 30 Years
Access_Constraints: Not Available
Use_Constraints:
Please cite the data set originator if you use this data.
Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: ERIC HORST
Contact_Position: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Millersville University
Address: Meteorology Department
City: Millersville
State_or_Province: PA
Postal_Code: 17551-0302
Country: USA
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ehorst@millersville.edu
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Data_Quality_Information:
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Official United States Weather Observations are available from the National Climatic Data Center. http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/
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Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: MILLERSV/METEO > Meteorology Department, Millersville University
Contact_Person: ERIC HORST
Contact_Position: DATA CENTER CONTACT
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: Millersville University
Address: Meteorology Department
City: Millersville
State_or_Province: PA
Postal_Code: 17551-0302
Country: USA
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: ehorst@millersville.edu
Resource_Description: MILLERSVILLE_WEATHER_CENTER
Distribution_Liability:
Not Available
Standard_Order_Process:
Digital_Form:
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Format_Name: TEXT, GIF
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Online_Option:
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http://www.millersville.edu/esci/meteorology/
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DATA CENTER URL
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Online_Option:
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Network_Resource_Name:
http://climate.met.psu.edu/
Access_Instructions:
Pennsylvania State Climatologist Home Page
Fees: None
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Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20000516
Metadata_Review_Date: 20110610
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Person_Primary:
Contact_Person: SCOTT A. RITZ
Contact_Position: DIF AUTHOR
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: Mailing and Physical Address
Address: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Address: Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 20771
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 301-602-3890
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 301-614-5268
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: Scott.A.Ritz@nasa.gov
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
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