Hourly Precipitation Data (HPD) Publication

Metadata Updated: May 5, 2022

Hourly Precipitation Data (HPD) Publication is archived and available from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). This publication contains hourly precipitation amounts obtained from recording rain gauges located at National Weather Service, Federal Aviation Administration, and cooperative observer stations. Published data are displayed in inches to tenths or inches to hundredths at local standard time. HPD includes maximum precipitation for nine (9) time periods from 15 minutes to 24 hours, for selected stations. The HPD publication is also available as digital data set DSI-3240 (C00313).

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Date April 19, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 5, 2022
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Metadata Date April 19, 2022
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date May 5, 2022
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Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
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Access Constraints 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., Use Constraints: These data are made freely available to the public and the scientific community in the belief that their wide dissemination will lead to greater understanding and new scientific insights. The availability of these data does not constitute publication of the data. NOAA relies on the ethics and integrity of the user to assure that NCDC receives fair credit for their work. If the data are obtained for potential use in a publication or presentation, NCDC should be informed at the outset of the nature of this work. If the NCDC data are essential to the work, or if an important result or conclusion depends on the NCDC data, co-authorship may be appropriate. This should be discussed at an early stage in the work. Manuscripts using the NCDC data should be sent to NCDC for review before they are submitted for publication so we can insure that the quality and limitations of the data are accurately represented.
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Temporal Extent Begin 1951-10-01

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