NCDC Storm Events Database

Metadata Updated: December 4, 2020

Storm Data is provided by the National Weather Service (NWS) and contain statistics on personal injuries and damage estimates. Storm Data covers the United States of America. The data began as early as 1950 through to the present, updated monthly with up to a 120 day delay possible. NCDC Storm Event database allows users to find various types of storms recorded by county, or use other selection criteria as desired. The data contain a chronological listing, by state, of hurricanes, tornadoes, thunderstorms, hail, floods, drought conditions, lightning, high winds, snow, temperature extremes and other weather phenomena.

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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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Dates

Metadata Date November 4, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1996 (publication), December 18, 2013 (revision)
Frequency Of Update monthly

Metadata Source

Harvested from ncdc

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 4, 2020
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 4, 2020
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1996 (publication), December 18, 2013 (revision)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.ncdc:C00510
Access Constraints Cite dataset when used as a source., An effort is made to use the best available information but because of time and resource constraints, information from these sources may be unverified by the NWS. Customers should be cautious as the NWS does not guarantee the accuracy or validity of the information. Further, when it is apparent information appearing in Storm Data originated from a source outside the NWS (frequently credit is provided), Storm Data customers requiring additional information should contact that source directly. In most cases, NWS employees will not have the knowledge to respond to such requests. In cases of legal proceedings, Federal regulations generally prohibit NWS employees from appearing as witnesses in litigation not involving the United States.
Bbox East Long -65.0
Bbox North Lat 72
Bbox South Lat 18.0
Bbox West Long 172.0
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update monthly
Licence
Metadata Language eng; USA
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress onGoing
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1950-01-01

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