Overview

Under the National Oceanic and Atmpospheric Administration, the National Weather Service provides daily weather reports for cities across the county. This is done through the use of 122 different Weather Forcast Offices throughout the country. These WFOs are responsible for the daily weather reports for serveral cities throughout their region of coverage. This data set takes the information from these WFO reports for cities across the country through the months of April to June of 2016.

http://w2.weather.gov/climate/

Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Avg Temp float (Decimal number) The average recorded temperature on this day, in degrees Farenheit. 34.0
Max Temp float (Decimal number) The highest recorded temperature on this day, in degrees Farenheit. 40.0
Min Temp float (Decimal number) The lowest recorded temperature on this day, in degrees Farenheit. 27.0
Avg Wind float (Decimal number) The average windspeed for that day, in Miles per Hour. 8.0
High Gust float (Decimal number) A gust is a sudden burst of wind (less than 20 seconds long), which is often much stronger than the average windspeed. This is reported in Miles per Hour. 31.0
High Wind float (Decimal number) The highest windspeed for that day, in Miles per Hour. 22.0
Precipitation float (Decimal number) The average amount of rain, in inches. 0.19
Day int (Integer number) The day of the month that this report was made. 10
Full str (Text) A full string representation of the date this report was made. "04-10-2016"
Month int (Integer number) The month of the year that this report was made. 4
Year int (Integer number) The year that this report was made. 2016
City str (Text) The city that the reporting station sends its data to. Note that the recording station itself might actually be in a different city. "Mount Holly/Philadelphia"
Code str (Text) The unique code representing this station. "ABE"
Location str (Text) The exact location of this recording station. Note that the recording station itself might be in a different location than where it sends its data. "Mount Holly/Philadelphia, NJ"
State str (Text) The state that the reporting station sends its data to. Note that the recording station itself might actually be in a different state. "New Jersey"


Key List of... Comment Example Value
Full str (Text) A full string representation of the date this report was made. "04-10-2016"
Location str (Text) The exact location of this recording station. Note that the recording station itself might be in a different location than where it sends its data. "Mount Holly/Philadelphia, NJ"