Rain Frequency by WMO Station

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

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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