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 data       graph  M    public NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present)    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe
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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String COARDS, CF-1.6, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL dataset_title String NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis 1
attribute NC_GLOBAL description String Data is from NMC initialized reanalysis
(4x/day). These are the 0.9950 sigma level values.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 357.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 2.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 357.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 2.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String created 99/05/11 by Hoop (netCDF2.3)
Converted to chunked, deflated non-packed NetCDF4 2014/09
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NCEP, NCAR, NOAA ESRL
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 1948-present, 4-layer,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Surface Pressure,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Potential Temperature,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Precipitable Water,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Water Vapor,
Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds,
air, air_potential_temperature, air_pressure_at_sea_level, air_temperature, atmosphere, atmosphere_mass_content_of_water, atmospheric, best, content, daily, eastward, eastward_wind, entire, esrl, humidity, index, layer, level, lifted, mass, mean, measurements, meteorology, ncar, ncep, nmc, noaa, northward, northward_wind, omega, potential, precipitable, present, pressure, reanalysis, relative, relative_humidity, sea, seawater, sigma, static, surface, surface_air_pressure, temperature, u-wind, vapor, water, wind, winds
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Model
attribute NC_GLOBAL References String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL references String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -90.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String The NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis 1 project is using a state-of-the-art analysis/forecast system to perform data assimilation using past data from 1948 to the present. Data is from NMC initialized reanalysis (4x/day). See the PROBLEMS LIST at
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2017-10-15T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1948-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis (1948-present)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 0.0
dimension time   double nValues=25491, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=1 day
attribute time _ChunkSize int 1
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double -6.943104E8, 1.5080256E9
attribute time avg_period String 0000-00-01 00:00:00
attribute time axis String T
attribute time delta_t String 0000-00-01 00:00:00
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   float nValues=73, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-2.5
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 90.0, -90.0
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   float nValues=144, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=2.5
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 0.0, 357.5
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable air   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute air _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute air colorBarMaximum double 313.0
attribute air colorBarMinimum double 263.0
attribute air dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute air GRIB_id short 11
attribute air GRIB_name String TMP
attribute air ioos_category String Temperature
attribute air least_significant_digit short 1
attribute air level_desc String Surface
attribute air long_name String mean Daily Air temperature at sigma level 995
attribute air missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute air parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute air precision short 2
attribute air standard_name String air_temperature
attribute air statistic String Mean
attribute air units String degK
attribute air valid_range float 185.16, 331.16
attribute air var_desc String Air temperature
variable lftx   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute lftx _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute lftx colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute lftx colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute lftx dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute lftx GRIB_id short 131
attribute lftx GRIB_name String LFT_X
attribute lftx ioos_category String Temperature
attribute lftx least_significant_digit short 1
attribute lftx level_desc String Surface
attribute lftx long_name String mean Daily Surface Lifted Index
attribute lftx missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute lftx parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute lftx precision short 2
attribute lftx statistic String Mean
attribute lftx units String degK
attribute lftx valid_range float -18.0, 70.0
attribute lftx var_desc String Surface Lifted Index
variable lftx4   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute lftx4 _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute lftx4 colorBarMaximum double 30.0
attribute lftx4 colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute lftx4 dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute lftx4 GRIB_id short 132
attribute lftx4 GRIB_name String 4LFTX
attribute lftx4 ioos_category String Temperature
attribute lftx4 least_significant_digit short 1
attribute lftx4 level_desc String Surface
attribute lftx4 long_name String mean Daily Best (4-layer) Lifted Index
attribute lftx4 missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute lftx4 parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute lftx4 precision short 2
attribute lftx4 statistic String Mean
attribute lftx4 units String degK
attribute lftx4 valid_range float -25.0, 50.0
attribute lftx4 var_desc String Best (4-layer) Lifted Index
variable omega   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute omega _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute omega colorBarMaximum double 0.4
attribute omega colorBarMinimum double -0.4
attribute omega dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute omega GRIB_id short 39
attribute omega GRIB_name String VVEL
attribute omega ioos_category String Pressure
attribute omega least_significant_digit short 3
attribute omega level_desc String Surface
attribute omega long_name String mean Daily omega at sigma level 0.995
attribute omega missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute omega parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute omega precision short 3
attribute omega statistic String Mean
attribute omega units String Pascal/s
attribute omega valid_range float -3.0, 7.0
attribute omega var_desc String Omega (dp/dt)
variable pottmp   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute pottmp _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute pottmp colorBarMaximum double 313.0
attribute pottmp colorBarMinimum double 263.0
attribute pottmp dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute pottmp GRIB_id short 13
attribute pottmp GRIB_name String POT
attribute pottmp ioos_category String Temperature
attribute pottmp least_significant_digit short 1
attribute pottmp level_desc String Surface
attribute pottmp long_name String mean Daily potential temperature at sigma level 995
attribute pottmp missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute pottmp parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute pottmp precision short 1
attribute pottmp standard_name String air_potential_temperature
attribute pottmp statistic String Mean
attribute pottmp units String degK
attribute pottmp valid_range float 150.0, 900.0
attribute pottmp var_desc String Potential Temperature
variable pr_wtr   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute pr_wtr _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute pr_wtr colorBarMaximum double 70.0
attribute pr_wtr colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute pr_wtr dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute pr_wtr GRIB_id short 54
attribute pr_wtr GRIB_name String PWAT
attribute pr_wtr ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute pr_wtr least_significant_digit short -1
attribute pr_wtr level_desc String Entire Atmosphere Considered As a Single Layer
attribute pr_wtr long_name String mean Daily Precipitable Water for entire atmosphere
attribute pr_wtr missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute pr_wtr parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute pr_wtr precision short 2
attribute pr_wtr standard_name String atmosphere_mass_content_of_water
attribute pr_wtr statistic String Mean
attribute pr_wtr units String kg/m^2
attribute pr_wtr valid_range float -50.0, 150.0
attribute pr_wtr var_desc String Precipitable Water Content
variable pres   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute pres _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute pres colorBarMaximum double 105000.0
attribute pres colorBarMinimum double 95000.0
attribute pres dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute pres GRIB_id short 1
attribute pres GRIB_name String PRES
attribute pres ioos_category String Pressure
attribute pres least_significant_digit short -1
attribute pres level_desc String Surface
attribute pres long_name String mean Daily Pressure at surface
attribute pres missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute pres parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute pres precision short -1
attribute pres standard_name String surface_air_pressure
attribute pres statistic String Mean
attribute pres units String Pascals
attribute pres valid_range float 40000.0, 115000.0
attribute pres var_desc String Pressure
variable rhum   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute rhum _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute rhum colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute rhum colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute rhum dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute rhum GRIB_id short 52
attribute rhum GRIB_name String RH
attribute rhum ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute rhum least_significant_digit short 0
attribute rhum level_desc String Surface
attribute rhum long_name String mean Daily relative humidity at sigma level 995
attribute rhum missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute rhum parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute rhum precision short 2
attribute rhum standard_name String relative_humidity
attribute rhum statistic String Mean
attribute rhum units String percent
attribute rhum valid_range float -25.0, 125.0
attribute rhum var_desc String Relative humidity
variable slp   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute slp _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute slp colorBarMaximum double 105000.0
attribute slp colorBarMinimum double 95000.0
attribute slp dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute slp GRIB_id short 2
attribute slp GRIB_name String PRMSL
attribute slp ioos_category String Pressure
attribute slp least_significant_digit short -1
attribute slp level_desc String Sea Level
attribute slp long_name String mean Daily Sea Level Pressure
attribute slp missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute slp parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute slp precision short 0
attribute slp standard_name String air_pressure_at_sea_level
attribute slp statistic String Mean
attribute slp units String Pascals
attribute slp valid_range float 87000.0, 115000.0
attribute slp var_desc String Sea Level Pressure
variable uwnd   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute uwnd _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute uwnd colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute uwnd colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute uwnd dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute uwnd GRIB_id short 33
attribute uwnd GRIB_name String UGRD
attribute uwnd ioos_category String Wind
attribute uwnd least_significant_digit short 1
attribute uwnd level_desc String Surface
attribute uwnd long_name String mean Daily u-wind at sigma level 995
attribute uwnd missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute uwnd parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute uwnd precision short 2
attribute uwnd standard_name String eastward_wind
attribute uwnd statistic String Mean
attribute uwnd units String m/s
attribute uwnd valid_range float -102.2, 102.2
attribute uwnd var_desc String u-wind
variable vwnd   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute vwnd _ChunkSize int 1, 73, 144
attribute vwnd colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute vwnd colorBarMinimum double -15.0
attribute vwnd dataset String NCEP Reanalysis Daily Averages
attribute vwnd GRIB_id short 34
attribute vwnd GRIB_name String VGRD
attribute vwnd ioos_category String Wind
attribute vwnd least_significant_digit short 1
attribute vwnd level_desc String Surface
attribute vwnd long_name String mean Daily v wind at sigma level 995
attribute vwnd missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute vwnd parent_stat String Individual Obs
attribute vwnd precision short 2
attribute vwnd standard_name String northward_wind
attribute vwnd statistic String Mean
attribute vwnd units String m/s
attribute vwnd valid_range float -102.2, 102.2
attribute vwnd var_desc String v-wind

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