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/

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Field Descriptions

JSON Path Type Comment Example Value
[0].Date.Full unicode 04-13-2016
[0].Date.Day int 13
[0].Date.Month int 4
[0].Date.Year int 2016
[0].Data.Precipitation float Inches 0.32
[0].Data.Temperature dict Degrees Farenheit {u'Max Temp': 57.0, u'Avg Temp': 51.0, u'Min Temp': 44.0}
[0].Data.Wind dict {u'High Gust': 28.0, u'Avg Wind': 9.0, u'High Wind': 21.0}
[0].Data.Wind.High Gust float 28.0
[0].Data.Wind.Avg Wind float 9.0
[0].Data.Wind.High Wind float 21.0
[0].Weather Conditions list[unicode] This is a list of strings. An empty list represents no significant weather to report for that day [u'RAIN', u'FOG']
[0].Date dict {u'Year': 2016, u'Full': u'04-13-2016', u'Day': 13, u'Month': 4}
[0].Station dict {u'City': u'Seattle', u'State': u'Washington', u'Code': u'SEA', u'Location': u'Seattle, WA'}
[0].Data dict {u'Precipitation': 0.32, u'Temperature': {u'Max Temp': 57.0, u'Avg Temp': 51.0, u'Min Temp': 44.0}, u'Wind': {u'High Gust': 28.0, u'Avg Wind': 9.0, u'High Wind': 21.0}}
[0].Data.Temperature.Max Temp float 57.0
[0].Data.Temperature.Avg Temp float 51.0
[0].Data.Temperature.Min Temp float 44.0
[0].Station.City unicode Seattle
[0].Station.State unicode Washington
[0].Station.Code unicode SEA
[0].Station.Location unicode Seattle, WA