Dataset

Cloudiness, Wind Speed, Heating/Cooling Days, and Relative Humidity for Select Cities - 1971-2000

Added By Infochimps

All information is airport data, except as noted. The data is from a period of record through 2005, except heating and cooling normals for period 1971-2000. The temperature is in Fahrenheit degrees.

The source is the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The Statistical Abstract files are distributed by the US Census Department as Microsoft Excel files. These files have data mixed with notes and references, multiple tables per sheet, and, worst of all, the table headers are not easily matched to their rows and columns.

A few files had extraneous characters in the title. These were corrected to be consistent. A few files have a sheet of crufty gibberish in the first slot. The sheet order was shuffled but no data were changed.

The tables that were changed (this is table 383):

0166 0257 0362 0429 0445 0446 0459 0461 0462 0464 0465 0466 0467
0469 0479 0480 0481 0482 0483 0484 0485 0486 0487 0559 0628 0629
1144 1227 1231

This dataset consists of a table of 82 rows and 26 columns.

Airport data, except as noted. For period of record through 2005, except heating and cooling normals for period 1971-2000. M = morning. A = afternoon

Footnotes

  1. Percent of days that are either partly cloudy or cloudy.
  2. Airport data for sunshine.

License

Public Domain (Government Work)

This dataset was prepared by the government and is therefore in the public domain. There are no restrictions upon its use.