Table 3-3. TD-3282 Format
Field
  Position
ElementValuesDefinition
        General - Each record consists of an identification
  portion (columns 001 - 030) and a data portion
  (columns 031 - 318) containing 24 hourly data
  values for one data element. The identification
  portion denotes the type of data element.
  001 - 003   Record Type   HLY   All TD-3282 data are hourly values.
  004 - 011

 

 
  WBAN Number

 

 
  See Tables
  1-2 and 1-3
  or
  Appendix B
  The station's Weather Bureau Army Navy number.
  Five digit station numbers are right justified with
  three leading zeros.

 
  012 - 015

 
  Data Type Code

 
  See
  Table 3-4
  A four character code denoting a certain solar
  radiation or meteorological parameter.
  016 - 017

 
  Measurement Units Code

 
  See
  Table 3-5
  A two character code denoting the units of
  measurement for the data.
  018 - 021   Year   1961-1990   Year of observation, 1961 - 1990.
  022 - 023   Month   01 - 12   Month of observation
  024   Source Code 1   1   Constant, column reserved for future applications
  025   Source Code 2   1   Constant, column reserved for future applications
  026 - 027   Day   01 - 31   Day of month
  028 - 030


  Number of Data Groups
  That Follow

  024


  All TD-3282 data have 24 data groups that follow
  the identification portion of the record. (One for
  each hour of the day.)
  031 - 042
  031 - 034


  035



  036 - 040





  041

  042
  First Data Group
  Hour


  Data Sign



  Data Value





  Flag for Data Source

  Flag for Data Uncertainty
 
  0000-2300


  - or blank



  See Table
  3-4




  A - H, ?

  0 - 9
 
  Hour of the day in local standard time.
  0000 = midnight

  Sign of the data. A minus sign is used for data
  below zero. A blank is used for data equal to or
  greater than zero.

  For solar radiation data, the value represents the
  amount of solar radiation in Wh/m2 received during
  the preceding hour. For meteorological parameters,
  the value is based on the observation made at the
  hour.

  Flag showing how data was measured or modeled.

  Flag showing estimate of the data uncertainty.
  043 - 318


  Remaining 23 Data
  Groups




  Data groups in the same format as columns
  031 - 042 are repeated 23 times to complete one
  day.
FORTRAN Format
  ( A3,A8,A4,A2,I4,I2,2Al,I2,I3,24(I4,I6,2A1) )


 


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