Stanley airport weather statistics from Falkland Islands Government Air Service (FIGAS)

The data comprises of a series of excel files with weather data collected by Stanley airport officers every hour and when the airport is in operation. Weather data are about cloud cover, visibility, rain, pressure and wind.

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Last Updated December 14, 2020, 09:54 (PST)
Created January 30, 2020, 05:22 (PST)
Region Falkland Islands
Language eng
Topic Category climatology-meteorology-atmosphere
Temporal Extent Start 2007-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2016-12-31
Dataset Reference Date 2016
Lineage Stanley airport officers provide a weather report on wind speed and direction, visibility, rain, pressure and cloud cover (with codes to describe the cloud coverage and the time at which the observation took place) every day a plane is scheduled to fly from Stanley to the settlements in camp. The excel files need to be cleaned and restructured before data can be imported into GIS and analysed. A file explaining the codes used in the table will be provided along with the data.
West Longitude 427288.62
South Latitude 4255968.18
East Longitude 460025.3
North Latitude 4285301.54
Spatial Reference System UTM 21S WGS84
Responsible Organisation Name Hidden (personal data protection)
Contact Mail Address Hidden (personal data protection)
Responsible Party Role Hidden (personal data protection)
Access Limitations Restricted, send data request to data custodian
Use Constraints Open, but copyright and/or Intellectual Property Rights apply
Resource Reference Please acknowledge data source as: Falkland Islands Government Air Service (FIGAS)
Data Format excel
Update Frequency daily
Accuracy high accuracy for stanley airport and areas within 15 km radius
Resource Type Dataseries
Original Title Hidden (internal use only)
Metadata Date 2016-11-30
Metadata Point of Contact datamanager@saeri.ac.fk
Contact Consent Contact details hidden
Unique Resource ID FK-FIG-324

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