NOAA NCDC GHCN v2 adjusted mean temp

adjusted mean temp from NOAA NCDC GHCN v2: Monthly weather station temperature data from the Global Historical Climate Network.

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 1835) to (Nov 2013) by 1.0 N= 2147 pts :grid
version
grid: /VER (unitless) ordered (0.0) to (6.0) by 1.0 N= 7 pts :grid

Other Info

datatype
shortarraytype
missing_value
-9999
scale_factor
0.1
units
Celsius_scale
standard units*
degree_Kelvin above 273.15

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.

Last updated: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:27:42 GMT

Data Views

IWMOTVER
[ T VER | IWMO]MMM


Filters

Here are some filters that are useful for manipulating data. There are actually many more available, but they have to be entered manually. See Ingrid Function Documentation for more information. Average over T VER IWMO | T VER T IWMO VER IWMO | T VER IWMO |
RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over T VER IWMO | T VER T IWMO VER IWMO | T VER IWMO |
RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over T VER IWMO | T VER T IWMO VER IWMO | T VER IWMO |
Maximum over T VER IWMO | T VER T IWMO VER IWMO | T VER IWMO |
Minimum over T VER IWMO | T VER T IWMO VER IWMO | T VER IWMO |
Detrend (best-fit-line) over T VER IWMO | T VER T IWMO VER IWMO | T VER IWMO |
Convert units from Celsius_scale to

Note on units