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NOAA Profiler Network (NPN) Hourly RASS Data


This data set contains the hourly temperature profiles from the Radio Acoustic Sounding System from a limited set of the NOAA Profiler Network stations (primarily in KS, OK and TX). These data are provided by NOAA/ESRL. The data are provided in daily tar files.

Archive note

Data files are not available from 2008-01-23 to 2011-04-07.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2002-02-14 00:00:00
End datetime 2014-09-09 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 66.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 30.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -151.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -87.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NOAA/Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL). 2012. NOAA Profiler Network (NPN) Hourly RASS Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 24 Jan 2022.

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