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RAINEX: Mexico SMN-CNA Rawinsonde Data


This is one of the upper air data sets developed for the Hurricane Rainband and Intensity Change Experiment (RAINEX). It includes 94 high resolution vertical (2 second) rawinsonde data from the Servicio Meteorol&ocaute;gico Nacional (SMN) Comisión Nacional del Agua (CNA), which forms part of the Secretaríade Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (SEMARNAT). There are 2 stations (Merida and Vera Cruz) that measure pressure, temperature, humidity and wind that are released twice a day.

The SMN home page can be found here: The web site is in spanish.

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Additional information

Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2008-10-07)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency 12 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-08-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-09-30 23:59:00

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 20.10, Minimum (South) Latitude: 19.10
Minimum (West) Longitude: -96.20, Maximum (East) Longitude: -89.50

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <>

Additional contact information


UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory, Servicio Meteorológico Nacional, National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), NOAA. 2008. RAINEX: Mexico SMN-CNA Rawinsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Jun 2024.

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