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NOAA/NWS Rawinsonde Data

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Summary

This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX) project. This data set includes 4444 high vertical resolution (6-second) soundings from 17 National Weather Service (NWS) rawinsonde stations in the southeast United States and Puerto Rico and 268 high vertical resolution (1.2-second) soundings from 1 NWS rawindonde station in the southeast United States for the period 01 July 2005 to 31 October 2005. There are also 72 high vertical resolution (1-second) soundings from the NWS Corpus Christi, TX site from 3 October to 31 October 2005 when it switched to the Radiosonde Replacement System (RRS) soundings. The soundings were typically released twice a day (0000 and 1200 UTC). This dataset contains soundings released during hurricanes: Dennis, Emily, Gert, Katrina, Ophelia, Rita, and Wilma.

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Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-07-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-10-31 23:59:00

Spatial coverage


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Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -100.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -50.00

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), NOAA. 2008. NOAA/NWS Rawinsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://data.eol.ucar.edu/dataset/88.040. Accessed 16 Aug 2022.

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