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Briefly:NYC Skyline The latest meteorological observations in and around The New York City metropolitan area (NYC) at NYCMetNet, provided by the Optical Remote Sensing Laboratory of The City College of New York (ORSL).  Observations are updated every 15 minutes to better characterize meteorological conditions within the NYC urban environment.  Surface observations consist, in part, of near real-time atmospheric pressure, relative humidity, temperature, wind direction, wind speed, rain rate, and total rain accumulation measurements at building-top sites.  Upper air measurements from SODAR and radar wind profilers consist of wind speed and direction at various altitudes in near real-time.  Several weather forecast and predictive tools are also provided, such as NWS Doppler Radar maps of the extended NYC metropolitan area, NDFD forecast weather conditions for selected NYC areas, animated GOES infrared cloud cover images from our NOAA-Crest Satellite Receiving Station, and Thunderstorm Nowcasting.

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Archived and current meteorological observations are gathered within the area bounded by latitudes (north) 39.0 to 41.6 degrees, and longitudes (west) -75.0 to -72.0 degrees. Data contained herein represents multiple databases of surface conditions and surface winds; upper-air winds; and satellite derived winds. All times are EST (Eastern Standard Time - Daylight Savings Time does not apply.)  From these databases, the following products are derived:

  • Maps
    • Surface station zoomable map displaying all available reporting stations with current meterological conditions and location.
    • Surface station zoomable map displaying all available reporting stations with current surface wind direction, magnitude and location.
    • Upper-Air station zoomable map displaying all available reporting station locations.
    • Doppler radar maps displaying precipitation including warning conditions.
  • Charts
    • Upper-Air wind speed and direction displayed by altitude at Sodar and Radar wind profiler reporting stations.
    • Animations of the upper-air wind speed and direction displayed by altitude at Sodar and Radar wind profiler reporting stations.
  • Graphs
    • Temperature, pressure, relative humidity of the last 96 hours by surface station.
    • Wind speed and direction of the last 96 hours by surface station.
  • Animations
    • Satellite IR Image loop of the extended NYC area showing cloud movement.
    • Thunderstorm Nowcast, loop of the extended NYC area showing potential storm centers.
    • Wind speed and direction of the last 96 hours by surface station.
  • Tables
    • Temperature, pressure, relative humidity of the last 96 hours by surface station.
    • Name, location, zip code and last reporting time for actively reporting stations.
  • Databases
    • Public access to historical data retrieval in tabular form for surface station sites.
    • Restricted searchable access to historical data retrieval and download for all surface station sites.
    • Restricted searchable access to historical data retrieval and download for all upper-air station sites.
  • Forecasts
    • Selected surface station projected observations (NDFD datum) for the next forecast period.
    • Extended surface projected observations (NDFD datum) at selected stations for the next week.
    • Selected surface station conditions (NWS icons and text) for the next forecast period.
    • Extended surface conditions (NWS icons and text) at selected stations for the next week.

In addition, many database extraction and reporting tools are available to provide data in various formats for research purposes. These tools are password controlled and available to authorized ORSL users. Some examples are graphical tools to plot and compare surface variables; windrose plotting tools to analyze directional winds at selected stations and selected times; download tools to select surface variables and stations by name, zip code or coordinate-defined boundaries. Please visit the page Documentation » Site Navigation Tree from the pull-down menu above to discover all of the information access and display capabilities within the NYCMetNet site.

 Latest NYC MetNet Selected Observations...Show/hide
 Latest NYC MetNet Selected Observations...Latest Observations by Station »
NetworkNetwork APRSWXNET APRSWXNET APRSWXNET AWS ASOS
Station IDStation ID C0416 C9714 D1086 HOPTA KJFK
DateDate 03/28/2014 03/28/2014 03/28/2014 03/28/2014 03/28/2014
TimeTime 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 12:00 PM 12:15 PM 12:00 PM
Pressure (inHg)Pressure (inHg) 30.0 30.0 30.0 29.9 30.0
Rain Rate (in/hr)Rain Rate (in/hr) 0.0 -9999.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Relative Humidity (%)Relative Humidity (%) 80.0 81.0 80.0 100.0 82.5
Temperature (F)Temperature (F) 51.0 52.0 51.0 46.0 46.0
Wind Direction (from)Wind Direction (from) S (174.0°) S (182.0°) S (184.0°) SSW (203.0°) S (180.0°)
Wind Speed (mph)Wind Speed (mph) 3.0 6.0 5.0 6.0 16.1
Click on a highlighted station name to see a 96 hour expanded dataset in a new window.
 NDFD Forecast for NYC...Show/hide
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NetworkNetwork ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS
Station IDStation ID KLGA KJFK GiantsStadium D1086 C9714
DateDate 04/25/2014 04/25/2014 04/25/2014 04/25/2014 04/25/2014
TimeTime 05:00 AM 05:00 AM 05:00 AM 05:00 AM 05:00 AM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 36.526 39.526 40.526 43.526 38.526
TemperatureTemperature 47.030 43.970 41.990 45.050 45.950
Wind DirectionWind Direction 360.000 350.000 10.000 340.000 0.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 8.0477 11.4011 5.8121 5.8121 6.9299
SkySky 33.000 33.000 34.000 16.000 33.000
Dew PointDew Point 22.010 20.930 20.030 23.990 22.010
NetworkNetwork ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS
Station IDStation ID KLGA KJFK GiantsStadium D1086 C9714
DateDate 04/25/2014 04/25/2014 04/25/2014 04/25/2014 04/25/2014
TimeTime 08:00 AM 08:00 AM 08:00 AM 08:00 AM 08:00 AM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 35.068 43.068 46.068 45.068 38.068
TemperatureTemperature 47.930 43.970 41.990 45.050 45.950
Wind DirectionWind Direction 10.000 360.000 30.000 360.000 10.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 5.8121 6.9299 2.2356 4.6943 4.6943
SkySky 49.000 48.000 55.000 39.000 51.000
Dew PointDew Point 22.010 22.910 22.910 25.070 22.010
Click on a highlighted station name to see a 96 hour forecast in a new window.
 NOAA Forecast Conditions for NYC...Show/hide
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Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Friday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 63 °F

Friday
Night

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

Low: 48 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 67 °F

Saturday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 44 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 62 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 43 °F

Monday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 62 °F

Monday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 45 °F

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. North wind around 9 mph.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 63. North wind 6 to 13 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
  • Friday Night Rain likely, mainly after 8pm. Cloudy, with a low around 48. South wind 11 to 14 mph becoming east after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Saturday A chance of showers, mainly after noon. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Night A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Northwest wind 11 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Monday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.
  • Tuesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Wednesday Night A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Thursday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

 


Forecast Valid:  4am EDT Apr 25, 2014-6pm EDT May 1, 2014

Last Update:  25 Apr 2:51 am EDT
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