We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [noaa]

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (United States government agency)

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
12
votes
4answers
5k views

How does one parse weather data?

Weather data is often cited as a "huge success" for the open data community. Where does this data sit, and how does one parse the data into something readable, like the 5 day forecast?
7
votes
2answers
950 views

What data source for cloud coverage available with forecast and how to parse it?

I need to find good and reliable data source of cloud coverage (to use GIS) with forecast for few days and be able to parse it. Do you know good one? I know that NOAA provides weather data, but ...
7
votes
1answer
509 views

License of NOAA hourly temperature data

I would like use historic hourly temperature data (Integrated Surface Global Hourly Data, DSI-3505) available from NOAA. Using NOAA's Climate Data Online mapping tool, I select the weather stations in ...
5
votes
2answers
8k views

New York City weather data

I am looking for daily weather data for New York city. I have searched NOAA website but could find only the weather data for New York State. It doesn't have much records for New York City Boroughs ...
5
votes
2answers
312 views

NOAA QCLCD weather data - inconsistencies in hourly data?

So I was looking at the QCLCD hourly weather data from NOAA, and I noticed something weird about it. There's a column for hourly precipitation amount (HourlyPrecip), and there's also a column for the ...
4
votes
2answers
182 views

NOAA Satellite Data API?

Is there an API to access live (or semi-live?) data from NOAA satellites, such as the GOES-R series? I've been searching for weeks, and I know there are ways to manually access data through website ...
3
votes
2answers
159 views

Looking for prior work parsing NCDC's Integrated Surface Data

I recently started a project which involves ingesting the Integrated Surface Data provided by the National Climatic Data Center. When looking at the various datasets that are available from the NCDC, ...
3
votes
3answers
184 views

Hourly data on whether it is snowing for a particular location (NYC)

i am trying to get hourly information on whether it is raining/snowing in a particular location at that point in time (NYC to be exact). Currently I am looking at NOAA's QCLCD hourly weather data ...
3
votes
1answer
65 views

Historical Black Sea oceanographic data

I'm looking for a data set of historical oceanographic data for the Black Sea, specifically wave heights and sea surface temperature. NOAA keeps a history archive at ftp://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/pub/...
3
votes
1answer
156 views

Understanding Precipitation data

I am trying to perform an analysis on weather and car collisions data of New York city. I have downloaded weather data from NOAA. But I am not able to understand the data provided in the precipitation ...
2
votes
2answers
71 views

Is ISO 19115 (Geographic Metadata) a closed standard?

I've been seeing ISO 19115 pop up in discussions more and more recently. It appears to be a standard for NOAA and other federal agencies. Yet when I google "ISO 19115" the first entry I see is from ...
2
votes
1answer
139 views

QCLCD vs. ISD Lite for U.S. data

I'm interested in using a NOAA dataset for daily/hourly weather data for the U.S. Both the QCLCD and ISD Lite datasets contain the variables in which I'm interested for the time frame with which I'm ...
2
votes
1answer
113 views

Automating NOAA reanalysis data download

Not sure if this question is on topic but I want to be able to automate the download of data from this site using a script- http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ncep.reanalysis.pressure.html ...
2
votes
1answer
543 views

Where to get data for each WBAN ID and Station ID and its corresponding city

I am trying to search for a dataset which contains WBAN id and Station ID for each weather station in New York and its corresponding city or county. I want this data set for my course project. I want ...
2
votes
1answer
221 views

Systematic bias in NCDC GSOD climate dataset?

I have just analyzed daily climatic station data from the publicly available Global Surface Summary of Day (GSOD) dataset issued by National Climatic Data Center. I compared them to the station data ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

Has anyone created an RDBMS database for NOAA weather data?

We are interested in the weather data published by NOAA via Data.gov The site offers ability to download data as PDF or CSV files. Has anyone created a real RDBMS (MySQL, SQLite) database out of the ...
2
votes
0answers
381 views

Using NOAA api to get historical hourly temperature data

I've been attempting to use the NOAA api to get hourly temperature data for a specific location when given lat/lon coordinates. I can find the nearest weather station within an area of lat/lon ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

Seeking current global cloud cover data?

I'm working on a project to check variation of UV index with cloud cover. I'm trying to get the cloud cover data which I'll be using to plot the graph. I've historical data which I got from MODIS (...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Datasets for daily maximum and mimimum temperature of a specific geographic area?

I am looking to perform some modeling for agricultural research that would provide an insight into the daily maximum and minimum temperature of a specified growing region. The question becomes: what ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

Weather maps api's

I would like to produce some global weather maps. Air temperatures, wind speeds, ocean swells etc I know I can download the GRIB files and interpret them directly from NOAA. However this is quite ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

data from NOAA Magnetic Field Calculators (IGRF) for multiples longitude and latitude spacing

I would like to retrieve data from NOAA Magnetic Field Calculators (IGRF) for multiple locations by using longitude and latitude grid spacing; say every 5 degree latitude and every 10 degree longitude ...