28 FEBRUARY 2003
ENGINEERING WEATHER DATA ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS
RETRIEVING DATA FOR MILITARY .MIL DOMAIN USERS ONLY
If you are using a computer within the military, select .MIL DOMAIN.
Select the appropriate response at any Security Alert prompts.
Select the Get Products button on the left side of the page.
Select the Engineering W eather Data (EW D) link in the center of the page.
The AFCCC PRODUCT LOCATOR page will display.
6. In the Product pull down menu, EW D will be selected by default. At this
point, you can select the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page to
display a listing of all 808 sites, or;
7. From the Country pull-down menu, select the country of interest. For the
United States, the individual states are listed alphabetically (e.g., United
8. Selecting SUBMIT will bring up only the viewable/downloadable files for the
site selected. NOTE: Select the station data for a site nearest the location
of interest. Consider topography as well as stations in nearby states or
countries in your selection to approximate climatological conditions for the
location of interest.
9. Select the Standard EWD Package for download. For Binned Data, select
that .csv package for download. For the New Cooling Degree Day Summary
Base 50 F in Excel Spreadsheet, write down the W MO number for the
station of interest. Select the Cooling Degree Day Base 50 F Supplement
hot link. W hen the Excel spreadsheet opens, the identifier cell A6 is
selected, and the default identifier is shown in the row just above column C.
Revise the default entry to be the W MO number of the appropriate station,
and hit Enter. Selecting the degree-day Excel file will require answering
Yes to two more security prompts.
10. Use Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the Standard EW D Package.
Optionally, you may import the Binned Temperature Data .csv file into a
program such as Excel.
RETRIEVING DATA BY WORLD METEOROLOGICAL ORGANIZATION
Follow steps 1-5 listed above.
In lieu of selecting a site from the Country pull down menu on the AFCCC
PRODUCT LOCATOR page, you may type the W MO number in the W MO
Station Number field in the Optional Text Input section on the right side of
the page. (You can select from W MO numbers located in Chapter 3 of this