ncdc_locations: Locations and Elevation of NCDC Weather Stations

Description Usage Format Source

Description

A dataset containing identifying information as well as coordinates and elevation for each unique North American land-based weather station in the National Climatic Data Center. Note that sites with a missing elevation in the raw data (recorded as -999.9) have been removed. Some sites have a potentially erroneous recorded elevation of zero meters.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 65804 rows and 6 variables:

ID

ID number to connect the data back to other NCDC data

country

country that the site is in. USA, Canada or Mexico

state

two character state/province abbreviation that the site is in

lat

latitude coordinate

long

longitude coordinate

elev

site elevation in meters

Source

National Climatic Data Center


garretrc/ggvoronoi documentation built on May 7, 2019, 9:36 a.m.