Table 1. Header Elements In the NSRDB Hourly Data Files
(For first record of each file)
  Field Position      Element    Definition
  002 - 006  
   
  WBAN Number  
   
  Station's Weather Bureau Army Navy number. See Appendix B
  or Tables 1-2 and 1-3 of the NSRDB User's Manual.
  008 - 029   City   City where the station is located (maximum of 22 characters).
  031 - 032   State   State where the station is located ( abbreviated to two letters).
  034 - 036



  Time Zone



  Time zone is the number of hours by which the local standard
  time lags or leads Universal Time. For example, Mountain
  Standard Time is designated -7 because it lags Universal Time
  by 7 hours.
  039 - 044
  039
  040-041
  043-044
  Latitude


  Latitude of the station.
  N = North of equator
  Degrees
  Minutes
  047 - 053
  047
  048 - 050
  052 - 053
  Longitude


  Longitude of the station.
  W = West, E = East
  Degrees
  Minutes
  056 - 059   Elevation   Elevation of station in meters above sea level.
  FORTRAN Format
  ( 1X,A5,1X,A22,1X,A2,1X,I3,2X,A1,I2,1X,I2,2X,A1,I3,1X,I2,2X,I4 )


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