Data from: Statistical analysis of dust storms in the United Arab Emirates
Dust storm events in the United Arab Emirates during the period 1st of January 2010 -31st of December 2017 and the pivot table for retrieving the data.
Study data was downloaded from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) Climate Data website (https://www7.ncdc.noaa.gov/CDO/cdopoemain.cmd?datasetabbv=DS3505) for period 1st of January 2010 – 25th of December 2017.
The visibility events were classified in four categories Severe Dust Storm - when visibility was <200 >m, Dust Storm - when visibility varied from 200 m to 1000 m, Blowing Dust - when visibility was between 1000 m and 11,000 m, and None when visibility was above 11,000 m. Data was organized into Excel files. A pivot table has been produced, for retrieving visibility events per category, years and seasons, the total number of hours and days per season and event.
January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2017
United Arab Emirates
Barbulescu, Alina and Nazzal, Yousef, "Data from: Statistical analysis of dust storms in the United Arab Emirates" (2019). Datasets. 2.
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