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National Weather Service Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (CF6)


Identification Information:
(datsetid):gov.noaa.nws:CF6
Citation:
Citation Information:
Originator: DOC/NOAA/NWS
Publication Date: 19480101
Title: National Weather Service Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (CF6)
Geospatial Data Presentation Form: text
Online Linkage: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/validProds.php?prod=CF6
(CI_OnlineResource):
Online location (URL): http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/validProds.php?prod=CF6
Connection protocol: HTTP
(applicationProfile):web browser
(name):Current Preliminary Monthly Climate Products
(description):Index page for all current Preliminary Monthly Climate Data products produced by National Weather Service Weather Forecast Offices
(function):download
Description:
Abstract: The preliminary monthly climate data (CF6) is issued monthly for each ASOS LCD site by all NWS Weather Forecast Offices no later than the 5th of the following month. Information provided within the CF6 includes observations for daily temperature (max/min/avg), departures from normal, precipitation, snowfall, wind, degree days, and sky cover for the entire month.
Purpose: The purpose of this product is to provide a monthly summary of climate data at a given location.
Time Period of Content:
Time Period Information:
Range of Dates/Times:
Beginning Date: 19480101
Ending Date: Present
Currentness Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency: daily, monthly (final)
Spatial Domain:
Bounding Coordinates:
West Bounding Coordinate: 142
East Bounding Coordinate: -65
North Bounding Coordinate: 72
South Bounding Coordinate: 10
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme Keyword Thesaurus: ISO 19115 MD Topic Category Code
Theme Keyword: climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
Theme Keyword: 004
Theme:
Theme Keyword Thesaurus: NASA GCMD Science Keywords
Theme Keyword: Atmosphere > atmospheric temperature > air temperature
Theme Keyword: Atmosphere > atmospheric temperature > degree days
Theme Keyword: Atmosphere > atmospheric temperature > maximum/minimum temperature
Theme Keyword: Atmosphere > precipitation > precipitation amount
Theme Keyword: Atmosphere > precipitation > precipitation anomalies
Theme Keyword: Atmosphere > atmospheric winds > surface winds
Place:
Place Keyword Thesaurus: NASA GCMD Location Keywords
Place Keyword: United States of America including U.S. territories Guam, America Somoa, and Puerto Rico
Stratum:
Stratum Keyword Thesaurus: NASA GCMD Location Keywords
Stratum Keyword: Vertical location, boundary layer
(plainsid):
Access Constraints: None
Use Constraints: Acknowledgement of the Data Originator when using the data item as a source
Point of Contact:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: NOAA's National Weather Service Climate Services Division
Contact Position: Physical Scientist, Meteorologist or Program Analyst
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical
Address: 1325 East West Hwy OS4
City: Silver Spring
State or Province: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: United States of America
Contact Voice Telephone: 301-713-1970
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 301-713-1520
Contact Electronic Mail Address: james.zdrojewski@noaa.gov
Browse Graphic:
Browse Graphic File Name: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/NCSP/NWS_CF6.png
Browse Graphic File Description: The Preliminary Local Climatological Data product issued by the National Weather Service contains daily updates to the current month.s climatological data, including temperature and precipitation readings for many stations across the United States.
Browse Graphic File Type: png
Data Quality Information:
Attribute Value Accuracy Information:
Attribute Accuracy Report: Not provided
Logical Consistency Report: Not provided
Completeness Report: Not provided
Lineage:
Process Step:
Process Description: Not provided
Process Date: Not provided
Entity and Attribute Information:
Overview Description:
Entity and Attribute Overview: Information provided within the CF6 includes observations for daily temperature (max/min/avg), departures from normal, precipitation, snowfall, wind, degree days, and sky cover for the entire month.
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation: NOAA's National Weather Service
Distribution Information:
Distributor:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: NOAA's National Weather Service
Contact Position: Physical Scientist, Meteorologist or Program Analyst
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical
Address: 1325 East West Hwy OS4
City: Silver Spring
State or Province: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: United States of America
Contact Voice Telephone: 301-713-1970
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 301-713-1520
Contact Electronic Mail Address: james.zdrojewski@noaa.gov
Resource Description: 001
Distribution Liability: See the NOAA National Weather Service disclaimer at http://www.weather.gov/disclaimer.php
Standard Order Process:
Digital Form:
Digital Transfer Information:
Format Name: text
Digital Transfer Option:
Online Option:
Computer Contact Information:
Network Address:
Network Resource Name: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/validProds.php?prod=CF6
(CI_OnlineResource):
Online location (URL): http://www.nws.noaa.gov/view/validProds.php?prod=CF6
Connection protocol: HTTP
(applicationProfile):web browser
(name):National Weather Service Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (CF6)
(description):Index page for all current Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (CF6) products produced by National Weather Service Weather Forecast Offices
(function):download
Fees: None
Metadata Reference Information:
Metadata Date: 20090924
Metadata Contact:
Contact Information:
Contact Organization Primary:
Contact Organization: NOAA's National Weather Service Climate Services Division
Contact Position: Physical scientist, meteorologist, or program analyst
Contact Address:
Address Type: mailing and physical
Address: 1325 East West Hwy OS4.
City: Silver Spring
State or Province: Maryland
Postal Code: 20910
Country: United States of America
Contact Voice Telephone: 301-713-1970
Contact Facsimile Telephone: 301-713-1520
Contact Electronic Mail Address: jenna.meyers@noaa.gov
Metadata Standard Name: FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata Extensions:
Online Linkage: http://www.fgdc.gov/standards/projects/FGDC-standards-projects/csdgm_rs_ex/MetadataRemoteSensingExtens.pdf
Online Linkage: http://www.fgdc.gov/standards/projects/FGDC-standards-projects/csdgm_rs_ex/remote-sensing-metadata
Profile Name: Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata: Extensions for Remote Sensing Metadata, FGDC-STD-012-2002
Metadata Extensions:
Online Linkage: http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/metadata/extensions/local_extensions.html
Profile Name: NGDC Extensions to FGDC Metadata
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