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  • Home
  • Surface Observations
    • Maps
      •     Site Map Instrument Locations »
        A user-interactive zoomable location map indicating NYCMetNet specific special-purpose instrument locations. Option for downloading a list of instrument assets, function and coordinates.

      •     Site Map Data Display »
        A dynamic user-interactive zoomable location map indicating NYCMetNet surface stations currently reporting within the NYC metropolitan area, the bounds of latitudes (north) 39.6 to 41.2 degrees, and longitudes (west) -75.0 to -72.0 degrees. Display toggles by provider network. On-clicking station displays current surface measurements, station identification and location. Repositioning map displays accurate cross-hair coordinates.

      •     Wind Map Data Display »
        A dynamic user-interactive zoomable surface wind map of the NYCMetNet reporting area within the NYC metropolitan area, the bounds of latitudes (north) 39.6 to 41.2 degrees, and longitudes (west) -75.0 to -72.0 degrees. Arrow colors show wind intensity and direction. Display toggles by provider network, area surface air temperature, pressure and relative humidity. On-clicking station displays current surface measurements. Repositioning map displays accurate cross-hair coordinates.

    • Tables & Graphs
      •     Stations Recent History »
        Tabular time series summaries of common meteorological variables from surface stations within the NYCMetNet reporting area for the past 96-hours. Selectable by site (station name). Also 96 hour graphs of air temperature, atmospheric pressure, relative humidity, wind speed, and wind direction, selectable from one-click links.

  • Upper-Air Measurements
  • Data Access
    • Public Data    Content accessable from the public 96-hour rollover database; miscellaneous public informational tools.
      •     Windtrace Map »
        Wind direction and speed dramatically interpreted through moving color fields on a contenental USA map. Display also provides point values for wind speed and direction. An archive, accessible via drop-down selection boxes, permits the user to retrieve past wind patterns for their comparison to current or other dates.

      •     Surface Data Download »
        Download surface measurements for public sites within the NYCMetNet reporting area for the last 96-hours as csv file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file.

      •     Surface Stations List »
        Listing of surface stations reporting public data within the NYCMetNet reporting area; with location, geocoordinates, zip code and station call letters. Downloadable as csv file (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file.

      •     Upper Air Data Download »
        Download wind profiler measurement tabular summaries for the past 96-hours at locations within the NYCMetNet area as csv files (comma delimited); opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Stations: LSC, MTL, SIT.

      •     MetNet Data DB Plot »
        Generate data plot by station and time for the last 96-hours. Air pressure, relative humidity, temperature, wind direction, or wind speed plotted. Plot data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file. Plots may be saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'.

      •     Microwave Radiometer
        •     Microwave Radiometer Data DB Access »
          Download microwave radiometer measurement tabular data at CCNY. Data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file.

        •     Microwave Radiometer Image Library »
          View microwave radiometer image plots of liquid water, relative humidity, temperature, and other variables at CCNY by date. Images can be saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'.

      •     Shadowband Radiometer Network
        •     Shadowband Radiometer Network »
          The MFR-7 Shadowband Radiometer (MFRSR) measures total, diffuse, and direct irradiance at six wavelengths (415, 500, 615, 673, 870, and 940 nm, each 10 nm FWHM) in the visible/NIR spectrum. The instrument makes measurements simultaneously across the seven channels and is displayed in near-real time updated every 15 minutes from operational sites. Data are used for atmospheric turbidity measurements. These data may be viewed as Calibrated and Langley plots by instrumentation site and date.

        •     Raw Data Archive »
          Archive of raw MFRSR data.

        •     NetCDF Raw Data »
          Archive of raw MFRSR data in netcdf file format.

        •     NetCDF Processed Data »
          Archive of processed MFRSR data in netcdf file format.

        •     ASCII Processed Data »
          Archive of processed MFRSR data in ASCII file format.

      •     Calculation Tools
        •     Sun & Moon Positions »
          On-line calculator for the positions of the Sun and the Moon at any specified date and location on the Earth's surface. Moon phase is also shown as an image. Includes numerous calculated positional and observational values, also Magnetic Declination.

        •     Dewpoint Calculator »
          On-line calculator for the derivation of dewpoint or frostpoint, and water mixing ratio at a given temperature and relative humidity.

    • Restricted Data    Content accessable from the restricted access databases.
      • Public    Content accessable from the restricted access realtime database of one year current.
        •     MetNet Extended Data DB Access »
          Download surface measurements for combination of public sites within the NYCMetNet reporting area. Download selectable by combinations of reported variables. Data selected by date and time. In addition, can be screened by geolocation, zip codes, or list of site (stations) names. Data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file.

      • Real-Time Archive    Content accessable from the restricted access realtime database of one year current.
        •     Met Raw Data DB Access »
          Download surface measurements for combination of both public and restricted sites within the NYCMetNet reporting area. Download selectable by combinations of reported variables. Data selected by date and time. In addition, can be screened by geolocation, zip codes, or list of site (stations) names. Data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file.

        •     Met Raw Data DB Plot »
          Generate data plot by station and time. Air pressure, relative humidity, temperature, wind direction, or wind speed plotted. Plot data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file. Plots may be saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'.

        •     Met Windrose DB Plot »
          Generate a polar (radial) graph of the wind speed variable for a station selected from the master stations list for a user-defined time period. Plot shows wind speed and direction in colored speed ranges for metric (m/s) or English units (MPH). Plot output can delivered as pdf file in two modes, or alternatively image png file saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'. Image and pdf document available for 10 minutes from server.

        •     Surface DB Stations List »
          Listing of surface stations reporting both public and restricted data within the NYCMetNet reporting area; with location, geocoordinates, zip code and station call letters. Downloadable as csv file (comma delimited); opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file.

      • History Archive    Content accessable from the restricted access perpetual database 2001 to present.
        • Meteorological Data    Data obtained from surface stations.
          •    Met DB Extraction Tool »
            Download surface measurements for combination of both public and restricted sites within the NYCMetNet reporting area. Download selectable by combinations of reported variables. Data selected by date and time. In addition, can be screened by geolocation, zip codes, or list of site (stations) names. Data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file.

          •    Met DB Plot Tool »
            Generate data plot by station and time. Air pressure, relative humidity, temperature, wind direction, or wind speed plotted. Plot data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file. Plots may be saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'.

          •    Met DB Windrose Plot Tool »
            Generate a polar (radial) graph of the wind speed variable for a station selected from the master stations list for a user-defined time period. Plot shows wind speed and direction in colored speed ranges for metric (m/s) or English units (MPH). Plot output can delivered as pdf file in two modes, or alternatively image png file saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'. Image and pdf document available for 10 minutes from server.

          •    Met DB Stations List Tool »
            Listing of surface stations reporting both public and restricted data within the NYCMetNet reporting area by observation year; with location, geocoordinates, zip code and station call letters. Downloadable as csv file (comma delimited); opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file.

          •    Met DB Analyze History »
            Listing of number of observations by date for a selected surface station reporting both public and restricted data within the NYCMetNet reporting area. Downloadable as csv file (comma delimited); opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file.

        • Upper-Air Measurements    Data obtained from ground-based radar and sonic profilers.
          •     Wind Profiler CCNY DB Archive »
            Download wind profiler measurement tabular data at locations within the NYCMetNet area. Data can be downloaded as csv or txt file. Csv download (comma delimited) opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file. Text download (tabbed spaced) opens with Notepad or other text processor, or alternatively saved as txt file. Stations: LSC, MTL, SIT.

          •     Wind Profiler CCNY DB Plot »
            Generate SODAR and Radar Wind Profiler plots of wind direction and speed range at designated heights versus time at reporting sites within the NYCMetNet reporting network (CCNY). Plot output can delivered as pdf file in two modes, or alternatively image png file saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'. Image and pdf document available for 10 minutes from server.

          •     Wind Profiler Other DB Plot »
            Generate Radar Wind Profiler plots of wind direction and speed range at designated heights versus time for other reporting sites in the Northeast. Plot output can delivered as pdf file in two modes, or alternatively image png file saved by right-clicking and selecting 'save as'. Image and pdf document available for 10 minutes from server.

          •     Wind Profiler Analyze DB History »
            Generate a time scale analysis of number of reported observations versus date to detect data availibility and continuity for all wind profilers in the Northeast and within the NYCMetNet reporting area. Product delivered by dowload of a csv format file.

      • Administrator Tools
        •     System Status »
          Visual display of NYCMetNet system process status. NYCMEtNet staff access.

        •     DB Analyze History »
          Listing of number of observations by date for a selected surface station reporting both public and restricted data within the NYCMetNet reporting area. Downloadable as csv file (comma delimited); opens with Excel in browser, or alternatively saved as csv file.

    • Weather Events
  • Air Quality
  • Forecast
    •     uWRF Weather Forecast NYC »
      Animated NYC region weather prediction for the next 72hrs for temperature, wind, and rain using the CCNY uWRF model

    •     uWRF Weather Recap NYC »
    • Animated NYC region weather prediction for the next 72hrs for temperature, wind, rain and energy consumption using the CCNY uWRF model including archived historical predictions.

    •     NOAA Forecasts »
      Detailed 7-day forecasts for several locations in and around NYC, including weather alerts, warnings, and representative icons.

    •     NDFD Forecasts »
      Tabular 7-day forecast summary of conditions for selected sites (surface stations) within the NYCMetNet reporting area.

    • Doppler Radar Maps
    •     Radar Image Mosaic Loop »
      External Link: NWS animation of radar cloud cover of the CONUS Northeast sector.

    •     Satellite IR Image Loop »
      Animation of current thermal infrared cloud imagery with false-color cloud temperature gradiant for the NOAA GOES-12 view of East Coast CONUS.

    •     Thunderstorm Nowcast Loop »
      Animation of thermal infrared cloud imagery convective detection from the NOAA GOES satellite with contours drawn to indicate likely thunderstorm activity over the extended New York area.

    •     NYC Forecast Conditions »
      External Link: NWS 7-day detailed forecast for Central Park, NYC. Searchable by zip code. Content is similar to the above link (see: Forecast Conditions NYC Extended Area) which provides more extensive data, weather alerts and warnings.

    •     NYC Forecast Table »
      External Link: NWS point forecast for Harlem NYC (40.82N 73.93W). Searchable for other locations.

    •     Advanced Hydrological Prediction »
      External Link: NWS interactive map showing ground based hydrological predictions for the NYC extended metropolitan area; river flooding, snow coverage, etc.

    •     Marine Forecast Western LI Sound »
      External Link: NWS marine forecast for the Western Long Island Sound, north of Northport, LI; showing sea surface winds, sea heights, etc.

    •     Other Predictive Maps »
      Maps of the North East, showing time predictive area changing weather conditions.

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