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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
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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 11/23/2014 11/23/2014 11/23/2014 11/23/2014 11/23/2014
TimeTime 04:00 AM 04:00 AM 04:00 AM 04:00 AM 04:00 AM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 54.737 69.737 63.737 59.737 57.737
TemperatureTemperature 43.070 40.010 38.030 41.990 41.990
Wind DirectionWind Direction 240.000 240.000 230.000 240.000 240.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 9.1655 11.4011 4.6943 8.0477 9.1655
SkySky 85.000 84.000 85.000 86.000 85.000
Dew PointDew Point 27.950 31.010 27.050 29.030 27.950
NetworkNetwork ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS ASOS
Station IDStation ID KLGA KJFK GiantsStadium D1086 C9714
DateDate 11/23/2014 11/23/2014 11/23/2014 11/23/2014 11/23/2014
TimeTime 07:00 AM 07:00 AM 07:00 AM 07:00 AM 07:00 AM
Relative HumidityRelative Humidity 62.237 73.237 69.237 67.237 64.237
TemperatureTemperature 43.070 40.910 38.030 41.990 41.990
Wind DirectionWind Direction 240.000 240.000 230.000 240.000 240.000
Wind DirectionWind Direction 8.0477 11.4011 4.6943 8.0477 8.0477
SkySky 84.000 83.000 84.000 82.000 84.000
Dew PointDew Point 31.010 32.990 29.030 31.910 31.010
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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Today

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 54 °F

Tonight

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 100%

Rain

Low: 51 °FRising Temperatures

Monday

Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Rain

High: 70 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 49 °F

Tuesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 54 °F

Tuesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 36 °F

Wednesday

Rain Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 70%

Rain
Likely

High: 40 °F

Wednesday
Night

Rain/Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Rain/Snow
Likely

Low: 32 °F

Thanksgiving
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

  • Today Partly sunny, with a high near 54. Wind chill values between 35 and 45 early. Southwest wind around 9 mph.
  • Tonight Rain, mainly after 1am. Temperature rising to around 57 by 5am. South wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Monday Rain before 3pm, then a slight chance of rain after 4pm. High near 70. South wind 15 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
  • Monday Night A chance of showers, mainly before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Southwest wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West wind around 13 mph.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
  • Wednesday Rain likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
  • Wednesday Night Rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a low around 32. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
  • Thanksgiving Day Partly sunny, with a high near 43.
  • Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31.
  • Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 40.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
  • Saturday Partly sunny, with a high near 40.

 


Forecast Valid:  5am EST Nov 23, 2014-6pm EST Nov 29, 2014

Last Update:  23 Nov 3:51 am EST
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