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Rain Frequency by WMO Station

Average annual and monthly number of days with rain for 28 nations

Originator: World Meteorological Organization

This dataset contains information on the average monthly occurences of rain for 414 weather stations throughout 28 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["Rain Frequency by WMO Station"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["Rain Frequency by WMO Station"]
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Visualization

Show the locations of the WMO Stations in the European Union:

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GeoGraphics[{Red, PointSize[0.009], 
  Point@ResourceData["Rain Frequency by WMO Station"][
     Select[Head[#Coordinates] == GeoPosition &]][All, 
    "Coordinates"]}, 
 GeoRange -> EntityClass["Country", "EuropeanUnion"], 
 ImageSize -> 600]
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Show the rain frequency from January to December for all of the WMO stations in Afghanistan:

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DateListPlot[
 ResourceData["Rain Frequency by WMO Station"][
   Select[#Country === Entity["Country", "Afghanistan"] &]][
  All, {"Jan", "Feb", "Mar", "Apr", "May", "Jun", "Jul", "Aug", "Sep",
    "Oct", "Nov", "Dec"}]]
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Wolfram Research, "Rain Frequency by WMO Station" from the Wolfram Data Repository (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.67125.data

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