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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 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 10/01/2014
TimeTime 4:00 PM 4:00 PM 4:00 PM 4:00 PM 4:00 PM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 83.939 77.939 77.939 89.939 83.939
TemperatureTemperature 63.050 65.930 65.030 63.950 63.050
Wind DirectionWind Direction 30.000 30.000 40.000 30.000 30.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 10.2833 11.4011 9.1655 13.8598 10.2833
SkySky 93.000 94.000 93.000 96.000 93.000
Dew PointDew Point 58.010 56.930 56.930 58.910 56.930
NetworkNetwork ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS
Station IDStation ID KLGA KJFK GiantsStadium D1086 C9714
DateDate 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 10/01/2014 10/01/2014
TimeTime 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM 7:00 PM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 81.037 81.037 84.037 93.037 84.037
TemperatureTemperature 63.050 61.970 63.050 61.970 61.970
Wind DirectionWind Direction 20.000 20.000 20.000 20.000 20.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 10.2833 11.4011 8.0477 13.8598 9.1655
SkySky 90.000 91.000 91.000 95.000 90.000
Dew PointDew Point 56.030 56.030 56.030 58.010 56.030
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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Late
Afternoon

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

High: 64 °F

Tonight

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

Low: 57 °F

Thursday

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Rain

High: 68 °F

Thursday
Night

Slight Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Rain

Low: 55 °F

Friday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 71 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain

Low: 60 °F

Saturday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 68 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Rain

Low: 51 °F

Sunday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 64 °F

  • Late Afternoon A chance of rain or drizzle. Cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tonight A chance of rain or drizzle, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 57. North wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Thursday A chance of rain or drizzle, mainly before 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 68. North wind 13 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Thursday Night A slight chance of rain or drizzle before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind around 8 mph.
  • Friday Night A chance of rain, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Saturday Rain. High near 68. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
  • Saturday Night A chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Sunday Sunny, with a high near 64.
  • Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
  • Monday A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Monday Night A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 58. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Night A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Wednesday A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69.

 


Forecast Valid:  5pm EDT Oct 1, 2014-6pm EDT Oct 8, 2014

Last Update:  1 Oct 3:51 pm EDT
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