NOAA NCDC GHCN version 2

NOAA NCDC GHCN version 2: Monthly weather station temperature data from the Global Historical Climate Network.

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Datasets and variables

NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 adjusted[Min Max mean ]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 airstn[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 apop[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 country[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 elev[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 elevg[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 grveg[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 iloc[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 ipop[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 itowndis[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 label[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 lat[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 location[ | IWMO]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 lon[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 Name[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 popnl[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 raw[Min Max mean ]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 stloc[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 stveg[ IWMO |]
NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 topo[ IWMO |]

Independent Variables (Grids)

station grid: /IWMO (ids) ordered [ (1001000) (1005001) (1008000) ... (99914001)] N= 7280 pts :grid
time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1701) to (Nov 2013) by 1.0 N= 3755 pts :grid
time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1835) to (Nov 2013) by 1.0 N= 2147 pts :grid
time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1840) to (Nov 2013) by 1.0 N= 2087 pts :grid
time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1851) to (Nov 2013) by 1.0 N= 1955 pts :grid
version grid: /VER (unitless) ordered (0.0) to (9.0) by 1.0 N= 10 pts :grid
version grid: /VER (unitless) ordered (0.0) to (6.0) by 1.0 N= 7 pts :grid

References

Vose, R. S., Richard L. Schmoyer, Peter M. Steurer, Thomas C. Peterson, Richard Heim, Thomas R. Karl, and J. Eischeid, 1992: The Global Historical Climatology Network: long-term monthly temperature, precipitation, sea level pressure, and station pressure data. ORNL/CDIAC-53, NDP-041. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Easterling, D.R. and T.C. Peterson, 1995: The effect of artificial discontinuities on recent trends in minimum and maximum temperatures. Atmospheric Research, 37, 19-26.

Easterling, David R. and Thomas C. Peterson, 1995: A new method for detecting and adjusting for undocumented discontinuities in climatological time series. International Journal of Climatology, 15, 369-377.

Easterling, David R., Thomas C. Peterson, and Thomas R. Karl, 1996: On the development and use of homogenized climate data sets. Journal of Climate, 9, 1429-1434.

Peterson, Thomas C. and David R. Easterling, 1994: Creation of homogeneous composite climatological reference series. International Journal of Climatology, 14, 671-679.

Peterson, Thomas C. and Russell S. Vose, 1997: An overview of the Global Historical Climatology Network temperature data base, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 78, 2837-2849.

Peterson, Thomas C., Russell S. Vose, Richard Schmoyer, and Vyachevslav Razuvaev, 1997: Quality control of monthly temperature data: The GHCN experience. International Journal of Climatology, submitted.

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