How can I find a history of precipitation data for a specific location?
February 1, 2012 2:25 PM Subscribe
How can I find a history of precipitation data for a particular location?
I have been tasked with finding the top 5-10 rainfall days of the last 20-30 years for a particular location (in Suffolk County New York, zip code 11743). I know I won't be able to pinpoint it exactly to the location, but the closest weather station or data from a point nearby would suffice.
I started to poke around on the NOAA website and it seems like the data is there, I just can't tell what I need.
The goal is to finish the sentence: "Over the last 20-30 years, the following days had the most rainfall at station or lcation x:"
posted by brbmaroon to science & nature (12 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite