Real-Time Weather Data Access Guide: Updated February 2006

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The format of the weather data received from the National Weather Service is extremely inconvenient for building engineers to read, especially for trending historical data; therefore, a weather parsing program was created by NREL building engineers to simplify the data. The weather-parsing program collects current weather conditions for over 4,000 sites around the world and allows access to the data via a web page designed by NREL building researchers. The database provides data for some locations from late 1998 through today. Users can request data to be sent to them via e-mail by using the interactive web page.

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Long, N. March 1, 2006.

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The format of the weather data received from the National Weather Service is extremely inconvenient for building engineers to read, especially for trending historical data; therefore, a weather parsing program was created by NREL building engineers to simplify the data. The weather-parsing program collects current weather conditions for over 4,000 sites around the world and allows access to the data via a web page designed by NREL building researchers. The database provides data for some locations from late 1998 through today. Users can request data to be sent to them via e-mail by using the interactive web page.

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  • Report No.: NREL/BR-550-34303
  • Grant Number: AC36-99-GO10337
  • DOI: 10.2172/895249 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 895249
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc890749

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  • March 1, 2006

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Long, N. Real-Time Weather Data Access Guide: Updated February 2006, report, March 1, 2006; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc890749/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.