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Fog Frequency by WMO Station

Average annual and monthly number of days with fog for 22 nations

Originator: World Meteorological Organization

This dataset contains information on the average monthly occurences of fog for 261 weather stations throughout 22 countries. Data from a vast majority of the stations comes from the latest global standard normals period, 1961-1990. For each weather station, the station's name, ID, and geolocation are available.

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["Fog Frequency by WMO Station"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["Fog Frequency by WMO Station"]
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Visualization

Create a map:

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GeoListPlot[
 ResourceData["Fog Frequency by WMO Station"][All, "Coordinates"]]
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Show the frequency by month for all stations:

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BarChart[ResourceData["Fog Frequency by WMO Station"][Transpose, 
   6 ;; 17][All, DeleteMissing /* Total], ChartLabels -> Automatic]
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Analysis

Find the foggiest weather stations:

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ResourceData["Fog Frequency by WMO Station"][
 TakeLargestBy["AnnualComputedValue", 5], {"Country", "StationName", 
  "AnnualComputedValue"}]
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Wolfram Research, "Fog Frequency by WMO Station" from the Wolfram Data Repository (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.20552.data

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