Climatological Data National Summary

The CDNS was published from 1950 - 1980. Monthly and annual editions contain summarized climatological information from the following publications: Local Climatological Data (LCD), Climatological Data (CD), Monthly Climatic Data for the World (MCDW), Storm Data (SD), Mariners Weather Log (MWL), Weatherwise, Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin (WWCB), Monthly Weather Review (MWR). Data includes a national general summary of weather conditions, observed extremes of temp & precip by states, climatological data by station, heating degree/cooling degree days, flood data and losses, and storm summaries. Upper air data, sunshine and solar radiation data are also summarized. The annual issue each year also contains the year's short rainfall duration statistics, hurricane and typhoon data and storm tracks for various basins, tornado information and long term statistics.

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Last Updated November 5, 2018, 22:12
Created June 7, 2017, 23:07
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