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GTS Surface METAR Data (METAR format)

Summary

The Surface METAR Data set is one of several surface data sets collected by theNational Center for Atmospheric Research/Earth Observing Laboratory (NCAR/EOL). Included in the data set are the global hourly METAR observations. These data are contained in monthly files which are in tarred bzip2 format (.tar.bz2). The data were acquired via the UNIDATA Local Data Manager (LDM).

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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2000-03-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2020-05-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 90.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: -90.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -180.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: 180.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. GTS Surface METAR Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/100.013. Accessed 14 Aug 2020.

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