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RAINEX: NOAA N43 P-3 Flight Level Data


This dataset contains 1 second files and 10 second files N43RF P-3 flight level data collected during Katrina, Ophelia, and Rita. To use NetCDF (.nc) files, you will need to employ the software available on the UCAR NetCDF website. To use the Standard Tape image (.std) files, you can read the format description and download code to read the files at the NOAA Standard tape website. There are columnar ascii files for some flights as well - these are self-expanatory.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2008-06-23)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency other
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2005-07-05 00:00:00
End datetime 2005-09-26 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

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

Primary point of contact information

Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML), NOAA

Additional contact information


Hurricane Research Division (HRD), NOAA. 2008. RAINEX: NOAA N43 P-3 Flight Level Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 13 Jun 2024.

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