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Climate Data from the Virginia State Climate Office
Entry ID: VA_STATE_CLIMATE_OFFICE


Summary
Abstract: The office of the Virginia State Climatologist is responsible for providing
various climate data for the state of Virginia. Products available include a
climate advisory, online climate data, and links to U.S. weather sources,
general climate Information, and climate organizations.

The Virginia State Climatologist, Dr. Patrick J. Michaels, may be contacted at
climate@virginia.edu.

"http://climate.virginia.edu/"

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: The National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). All United States climate data is
archived at NCDC.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 40.0 S: 36.0  E: -75.0  W: -84.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Creator: Virginia State Climate Office
Dataset Title: Climate Data from the Virginia State Climate Office
Version: Not provided
Online Resource: http://climate.virginia.edu/


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1895-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > VIRGINIA


Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Hourly


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >AIR QUALITY >VISIBILITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC ELECTRICITY >LIGHTNING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >DROUGHTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >FOG    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >FREEZE/FROST    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >TROPICAL CYCLONES >HURRICANES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >LIGHTNING    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >TROPICAL CYCLONES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >WEATHER EVENTS >TORNADOES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ANTICYCLONES/CYCLONES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >PRESSURE TENDENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SEA LEVEL PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE ANOMALIES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >UPPER AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE TEMPERATURE >TEMPERATURE TENDENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR INDICATORS >DEW POINT TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD TYPES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >LIQUID PRECIPITATION >RAIN >FREEZING RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SOLID PRECIPITATION >HAIL    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >LIQUID WATER EQUIVALENT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION ANOMALIES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION RATE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >LIQUID PRECIPITATION >RAIN    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SOLID PRECIPITATION >ICE PELLETS >SLEET    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >SOLID PRECIPITATION >SNOW    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION >SUNSHINE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS >WIND DIRECTION TENDENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS >WIND SPEED TENDENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD BASE TEMPERATURE    [Definition]


Platform
AWOS >Automated Weather Observing System    [Information]
FIXED OBSERVATION STATIONS    [Information]
METEOROLOGICAL STATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
Altimeters    [Information]
ANEMOMETERS    [Information]
BAROMETERS    [Information]
Hygrometers    [Information]
RAIN GAUGES    [Information]
SNOW MEASURING ROD    [Information]
THERMOMETERS    [Information]


Data Set Progress
ACTIVE


Data Center
State Climate Office, Virginia    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://climate.virginia.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: VIRGINIA STATE CLIMATE OFFICE
Email: climate at virginia.edu
Contact Address:
Virginia State Climatology Office
Department of Environmental Sciences
Clark Hall - University of Virginia
291 McCormick Road
P.O. Box 400123
City: Charlottesville
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 22904-4123
Country: USA



Distribution
Distribution_Media: Online (HTTP)


Personnel
SCOTT A. RITZ
Role: METADATA AUTHOR
Phone: 301-602-3890
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Scott.A.Ritz at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Global Change Master Directory
City: Greenbelt
Province or State: Maryland
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA


Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-03-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-08



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