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Cape Kennedy Thunderstorms Data

Metadata Updated: September 19, 2023

Cape Kennedy Thunderstorms Data contains an account of all thunderstorms reported in weather observations taken at Cape Kennedy Air Force Station, Florida between 1957 and 1972. Elements recorded include date and time thunderstorm began and ended, quadrant(s) in which the storm was first and last observed, direction of movement, intensity, frequency of thunder, presence of more than one storm, lightning characteristics and intensity. Wind speed (sustained and gusts), wind shift, pressure tendency, and minimum ceiling hight and visibility are also included.

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Metadata Date June 23, 2023
Metadata Created Date October 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 19, 2023
Reference Date(s) March 22, 1982 (publication), March 1, 1957 (creation)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from ncdc

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 23, 2023
Metadata Created Date October 28, 2022
Metadata Updated Date September 19, 2023
Reference Date(s) March 22, 1982 (publication), March 1, 1957 (creation)
Responsible Party NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ncdc:C01306
Access Constraints Cite this dataset when used as a source., Distribution liability: NOAA and NCEI make no warranty, expressed or implied, regarding these data, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NOAA and NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in these data. If appropriate, NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -80.55
Bbox North Lat 28.49
Bbox South Lat 28.48
Bbox West Long -80.56
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id 0586722e-af89-4fbf-8641-c4f925d56ec8
Harvest Source Id 2cb3ef77-1683-4c2a-9119-dc65e50917c6
Harvest Source Title ncdc
Lineage Data were originally used to study thunderstorm frequency and characteristics to support NASA vehicle launch activities at Cape Kennedy, FL.
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-80.56, 28.48], [-80.55, 28.48], [-80.55, 28.49], [-80.56, 28.49], [-80.56, 28.48]]]}
Progress historicalArchive
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1957-03-01
Temporal Extent End 1972-12-31

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