WXOBS72A File Layout

WXOBS72A, Weather Station Inventory (1972 Format)

Field Field Name Columns
1 STATION NUMBER 1-6
2 YEAR 7-8
3 MONTH 9-10
4 DAY 11-12
5 STATE OF WEATHER (CODE) 13
6 DRY BULB TEMPERATURE (° F) 14-16
7 RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%) 17-19
8 HERBACIOUS GREENNESS FACTOR 20-22
9 HERBACEOUS VEGETATION CONDITION 23-24
10 HUMAN-CAUSED RISK 25-27
11 WIND DIRECTION (8 POINT) 28
12 WIND SPEED (MPH) 29-31
13 WOODY VEGETATION CONDITION 32
14 10-HR FUEL MOISTURE (%) 33-35
15 WOODY GREENNESS FACTOR 36-38
16 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (° F) 39-41
17 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (° F) 42-44
18 MAXIMUM RH (%) 45-47
19 MINIMUM RH (%) 48-50
20 SEASON CODE 51
21 PRECIPITATION DURATION (HRS) 52-53
22 PRECIPITATION AMOUNT (IN) 54-57
23 LIGHTNING ACTIVITY LEVEL 58-60
24 RELATIVE HUMIDITY VARIABLE (see note) 61
25 FORECAST FLAG 79
26 REGION NUMBER 80

Note: RH variable 1 = Wet bulb, 2 = RH%, 3 = dew point