Thunder Frequency by WMO Station

Average annual and monthly number of days with thunder

This dataset contains information on the average annual and monthly number of days with considerable overcast for 794 weather stations throughout 38 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["Thunder Frequency by WMO Station"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["Thunder Frequency by WMO Station"]
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Visualization

Show which months had the highest thunder frequency at a WMO station in Afghanistan:

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BarChart[ResourceData["Thunder Frequency by WMO Station"][[1, 
  6 ;; 17]], ChartLabels -> Automatic]
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Show total thunder frequency across all WMO reporting stations by month:

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BarChart[Total /@ 
  DeleteMissing /@ 
   Transpose[
    ResourceData["Thunder Frequency by WMO Station"][[All, 6 ;; 17]]],
  ChartLabels -> Automatic]
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Show annual thunder frequency at each WMO station location in Afghanistan:

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GeoRegionValuePlot[
 Rule @@@ ResourceData["Thunder Frequency by WMO Station"][
    Select[#Country == Entity["Country", "Afghanistan"] &]][
   All, {"Coordinates", "Annual"}], ImageSize -> 400, 
 ColorFunction -> "Rainbow"]
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Wolfram Research, "Thunder Frequency by WMO Station" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.15108.data

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