Clouds are fascinating, both in the meteorological and data analytic community. The latter believes the cloud is the infrastructure of the future, and this post goes into why the former should care.
This rendition of “Alphabet Soup” looks into a dataset that describes metadata, or ‘data about the data.’ What does this mean, and why should people care? We explore those questions in this post.
Meteorologists love their acronyms. I’m here to break them down, one dataset at a time. In this post, we highlight one of the most successful citizen science projects when it comes to recording precipitation. It also has a funny looking acronym. Let’s discuss CoCoRaHS.
With the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) this week, we provide a brief overview of the society, and how it has shaped my career so far.
A historical analysis of temperature, precipitation, and snowfall information for the city of Phoenix, Arizona. We look at the entire 2018 year against its climatology, and also take a look at the wet month of October 2018.
Most Major League Baseball games take place in the summer, where temperatures are at their warmest. However, as fall approaches and October baseball commences, the temperatures cool as the bats heat up. We take a look at typical World Series game time conditions at all 30 MLB parks, and provide a brief insight into one of the coldest World Series to date.
A historical analysis of temperature, precipitation, and snowfall information for the city of Nashville, Tennessee. We look at the warm 2018 summer, and compared it to other years, including an analysis of Cooling Degree Days. The May 2010 heavy precipitation event is also looked at in detail.
With October upon us, we wanted to reflect on posts published in September 2018. From Florence to heat records, we provide a brief update on these analyses using the latest weather data.
The official tropical cyclone season is from June 1st to November 30th, yet the peak of hurricane season occurs 10 days after the seasons halfway point. Why is this? Tropical cyclone data as far back as 1851 help answer this question.
Have you ever wondered which of the 32 NFL stadiums have the nicest weather days? This hard-hitting post tries to answer this question using weather and climate data.
An in-depth analysis of the weather conditions that occurred during the North American Eclipse on August 21st, 2017.
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