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NOAA Updates What Defines Normal Temperature

Normal temperatures and precipitation levels for your area may have changed as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center recently released new 'normal' data for about 8,000 weather stations. The data defines the normal temperature at locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and U.S. Pacific Islands. These data are used as a benchmark for weather forecasters to calculate day-to-day temperature and rainfall departures from typical levels and are also used by business, government and industry for planning, design and operations.

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Date Of Record Release 2010-07-13 16:51:49
Description Normal temperatures and precipitation levels for your area may have changed as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Climatic Data Center recently released new 'normal' data for about 8,000 weather stations. The data defines the normal temperature at locations across the United States, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and U.S. Pacific Islands. These data are used as a benchmark for weather forecasters to calculate day-to-day temperature and rainfall departures from typical levels and are also used by business, government and industry for planning, design and operations.
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Source University of North Texas
Keyword Climate Variability and Change, Meteorology, Climate Data
Selector Selection Committee
Date Of Record Creation 2010-07-13 16:44:31
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Date Last Modified 2010-07-13 16:51:49
Creator National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2010-07-13 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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