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NCEP/EMC U.S. Precipitation Ancillary Station List


This data file contains the station information for the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) Gage Datasets. This dataset is provided as is and in its original format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2008-10-07)
  • 1.1 (2016-11-07):

    This version contains two files: the first is a directory of HADS Data Collection Platforms (DCP - sites, the second is NWS Location Identifiers.  A good portion of sites on either list might not be gauge sites, but probably all gauges can be found on at least one of them. The shapefile will need to be extract from the zipfile by users. When they add they can symbolize using Gridcode field.

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Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1997-03-01 00:00:00
End datetime 9999-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 49.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 25.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -125.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -67.00

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Additional contact information


Katz, S., Katz, S. 2016. NCEP/EMC U.S. Precipitation Ancillary Station List. Version 1.1. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 13 Jun 2024.

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