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NOAA Daily Surface Meteorologic Data at NCDC Everglades Station (ID-082850)(FCE), South Florida from February 1924 to Present


At a Glance


Authors: National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) NOAA
Time period: to
Package id: knb-lter-fce.1050.16
Dataset id: FCE_Everglades_ClimDB_data

How to cite:
National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) NOAA. 2020. NOAA Daily Surface Meteorologic Data at NCDC Everglades Station (ID-082850)(FCE), South Florida from February 1924 to Present. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/. Dataset accessed 2020-02-28.

Geographic Coverage


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  • Dataset Abstract
    The National Climatic Data Center's (NOAA) daily mean, maximum, and minimum air temperatures and daily precipitation collected at Everglades Station (Coop ID- 082850). This site was terminated at the end of 2017.
  • Geographic Coverage
    Study Extent Description
    The Study Extent of this dataset includes climatic data from Everglades Station, South Florida

    Bounding Coordinates
    Everglades Station- COOP ID-082850
    N: 25.849, S: 25.849, E: -81.390, W: -81.390

    All Sites
    Geographic Description
    Bounding Coordinates
    Everglades Station- COOP ID-082850
    N: 25.849, S: 25.849, E: -81.390, W: -81.390
  • Attributes
    • Data Table:   NOAA Daily Surface Meteorologic Data at NCDC Everglades Station (FCE), South Florida
      Attribute Name:
      LTER_Site
      Attribute Label:
      sitename
      Attribute Definition:
      LTER Site Acronym
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      LTER Site Acronym
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Station
      Attribute Label:
      sitename
      Attribute Definition:
      Name of Coop Weather Station (National Weather Service)
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      Name of Coop Weather Station (National Weather Service)
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Date
      Attribute Label:
      date
      Attribute Definition:
      Collection date
      Storage Type:
      datetime
      Measurement Scale:
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Daily_AirTemp_Mean_C
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Mean Daily Air Temperature
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 1
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Flag_Daily_AirTemp_Mean_C
      Attribute Label:
      data flag
      Attribute Definition:
      Mean Air Temperature Data Flag
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      T= TRACE
      A= Accumulated amount since last measure
      B= Accumulated amount includes estimated values
      S= Included in a subsequent value
      Q= Preliminary Value, not been QA/QC
      M= Missing Data
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Daily_AirTemp_AbsMax_C
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Absolute Max Daily Air Temperature
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 1
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Flag_Daily_AirTemp_AbsMax_C
      Attribute Label:
      data flag
      Attribute Definition:
      Absolute Max Air Temperature Data Flag
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      T= TRACE
      A= Accumulated amount since last measure
      B= Accumulated amount includes estimated values
      S= Included in a subsequent value
      Q= Preliminary Value, not been QA/QC
      M= Missing Data
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Daily_AirTemp_AbsMin_C
      Attribute Label:
      temperature
      Attribute Definition:
      Absolute Min Daily Air Temperature
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: celsius
      Precision: 1
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Flag_Daily_AirTemp_AbsMin_C
      Attribute Label:
      data flag
      Attribute Definition:
      Absolute Min Air Temperature Data Flag
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      T= TRACE
      A= Accumulated amount since last measure
      B= Accumulated amount includes estimated values
      S= Included in a subsequent value
      Q= Preliminary Value, not been QA/QC
      M= Missing Data
      Missing Value Code:
       

      Attribute Name:
      Daily_Precip_Total_mm
      Attribute Label:
      precipitation
      Attribute Definition:
      Daily Precipitation
      Storage Type:
      data
      Measurement Scale:
      Units: millimeter
      Precision: 0.01
      Number Type: real
      Missing Value Code:
      -9999.00 (Value will never be recorded )

      Attribute Name:
      Flag_Daily_Precip_Total_mm
      Attribute Label:
      data flag
      Attribute Definition:
      Daily Precipitation Data Flag
      Storage Type:
      text
      Measurement Scale:
      T= TRACE
      A= Accumulated amount since last measure
      B= Accumulated amount includes estimated values
      S= Included in a subsequent value
      Q= Preliminary Value, not been QA/QC
      M= Missing Data
      Missing Value Code:
       


  • Methods
    Sampling Description
    Climate data are downloaded from the National Climatic Data Center Web site and reformatted for use in the LTER ClimDB database (http://www.fsl.orst.edu/climdb/). Any Methods information can be found through the NCDC at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/.

    Method Step

    Description
    Climate data are downloaded from the National Climatic Data Center Web site and reformatted for use in the LTER ClimDB database (http://www.fsl.orst.edu/climdb/). Any Methods information can be found through the NCDC at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/.

    Instrumentation
    Climate data are downloaded from the National Climatic Data Center Web site and reformatted for use in the LTER ClimDB database (http://www.fsl.orst.edu/climdb/). Any Methods information can be found through the NCDC at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/.

    Quality Control
    Climate data are downloaded from the National Climatic Data Center Web site and reformatted for use in the LTER ClimDB database (http://www.fsl.orst.edu/climdb/). Any Quality Control information can be found through the NCDC at http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/. The FCE LTER Information Manager reviews data for conversion accuracies.
  • Keywords
    climate, meteorology, precipitation, air temperature, FCE, FCE LTER, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER, ecological research, long-term monitoring, South Florida, Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
  • Dataset Contact

    • Position: Information Manager
    • Organization: Florida Coastal Everglades LTER Program
    • Address: Florida International University
      University Park
      OE 148
      Miami, FL 33199 USA
    • Phone: 305-348-6054
    • Fax: 305-348-4096
    • Email: fcelter@fiu.edu
    • URL: http://fcelter.fiu.edu

  • Data Table and Format
    Data Table:  NOAA Daily Surface Meteorologic Data at NCDC Everglades Station (FCE), South Florida

    Entity Name:
    FCE_Everglades_ClimDB_data.txt
    Entity Description:
    NOAA Daily Surface Meteorologic Data at NCDC Everglades Station (FCE), South Florida
    Object Name:
    FCE_Everglades_ClimDB_data.txt
    Number of Header Lines:
    1
    Attribute Orientation:
    column
    Field Delimiter:
    ,
    Number of Records:
    32368