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Precipitation - Percent Normal Precipitation for 10 Day Period
Entry ID: USDA_FAS_Percent_Normal_Precip


Summary
Abstract: Precipitation data is acquired on a daily basis by USDA-FAS from the U.S. Air
Force Weather Agency . Precipitation percent normal is calculated by dividing
the actual precipitation by long-term normal precipitation, and multiplying by
100%. The actual precipitation is estimated from both surface observations and
satellite data, while long-term precipitation normals for each grid cell were
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Description: Map Service: USDA_FAS_Percent_Normal_Precipitation
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service Crop Explorer Web Service
Dataset Title: Precipitation - Percent Normal Precipitation for 10 Day Period
Dataset Series Name: Crop Explorer
Dataset Release Date: 2004-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Washington, DC
Dataset Publisher: USDA, Foreign Agricultural Service
Version: Not provided
Data Presentation Form: GIS
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: 10 Day
Instrument
RAIN GAUGES Ancillary Description
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annotated otherwise, and may be used freely by the public.
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given to the date and time of the data and products being displayed. This
information shall not be modified in content and then presented as official
government material. The user assumes the entire risk related to its use of
this data. USDA is providing this data "as ... View entire text
Data Set Progress
ACTIVE
Data Center
Production Estimates and Crop Assessment Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.pecad.fas.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USDA PRODUCTION ESTIMATES AND CROP ASSESSMENT DIVISION
Phone: (202) 720-0888
Fax: (202) 720-8880
Email: pecad at fas.usda.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Room 6053, South Building Stop 1045
City: Washington D.C.
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online
Personnel
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 1-202-720-1860
Fax: 1-202-720-1295
Email: bob.baldwin at usda.gov
Contact Address:
USDA
Foreign Agricultural Service
CMP-PECAD, MS 1045-S
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20250
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-02-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08


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