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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 10/25/2014 10/25/2014 10/25/2014 10/25/2014 10/25/2014
TimeTime 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 58.359 69.359 62.359 72.359 60.359
TemperatureTemperature 61.970 58.910 59.990 58.910 61.070
Wind DirectionWind Direction 230.000 240.000 230.000 240.000 230.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 10.2833 12.742 8.0477 12.742 9.1655
SkySky 48.000 47.000 44.000 56.000 47.000
Dew PointDew Point 47.030 49.010 47.030 49.910 47.030
NetworkNetwork ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS
Station IDStation ID KLGA KJFK GiantsStadium D1086 C9714
DateDate 10/25/2014 10/25/2014 10/25/2014 10/25/2014 10/25/2014
TimeTime 10:00 PM 10:00 PM 10:00 PM 10:00 PM 10:00 PM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 64.561 71.561 69.561 77.561 64.561
TemperatureTemperature 58.910 58.010 56.930 58.010 58.910
Wind DirectionWind Direction 240.000 240.000 240.000 240.000 240.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 11.4011 13.8598 10.2833 14.9776 11.4011
SkySky 35.000 34.000 33.000 40.000 34.000
Dew PointDew Point 47.030 49.010 47.030 50.990 47.030
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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Tonight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 52 °F

Sunday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 60 °F

Sunday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 47 °F

Monday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 63 °F

Monday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 54 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 72 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 58 °F

Wednesday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 67 °F

Wednesday
Night

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 48 °F

  • Tonight Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. Southwest wind around 11 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 63. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
  • Wednesday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
  • Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.
  • Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
  • Friday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 51.

 


Forecast Valid:  7pm EDT Oct 25, 2014-6pm EDT Nov 1, 2014

Last Update:  25 Oct 5:51 pm EDT
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