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Iowa Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) 1-minute Data



This data set contains 1-minute resolution surface meteorological data from the 41 Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) stations located in the state of Iowa. These data were retrieved from the Iowa Environmental Mesonet for the PLOWS field phases (February and March 2009 and November 2009 through 10 March 2010). No data are available between the field phases. The data are in comma-delimited ASCII format.

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Frequency 1 minute
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-02-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-03-10 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 44.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 40.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -97.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Scot Loehrer <>

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Iowa State University. 2010. Iowa Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS) 1-minute Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 22 May 2022.

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