NOAA NCDC United States Historical Climatology Network

NOAA NCDC United States Historical Climatology Network: Monthly averaged maximum, minimum, and mean temperature and total monthly precipitation from stations in the United States.

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Datasets and variables

NOAA NCDC USHCN cfv[mean Min Max prcp ]
NOAA NCDC USHCN elev[ ID |]
NOAA NCDC USHCN filnet[mean Min calc_mean Max prcp ]
NOAA NCDC USHCN lat[ ID |]
NOAA NCDC USHCN lon[ ID |]
NOAA NCDC USHCN Name[ ID |]
NOAA NCDC USHCN raw[mean Min Max prcp ]
NOAA NCDC USHCN state[ ID |]
NOAA NCDC USHCN statediv[ ID |]
NOAA NCDC USHCN tos[mean Min calc_mean Max prcp ]
NOAA NCDC USHCN urban[Max mean calc_mean Min ]

Independent Variables (Grids)

StationID grid: /ID (ids) ordered [ (11084) (12813) (13160) ... (489905)] N= 1221 pts :grid
time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (0011 1 Jan 1695 - 0011 1 Feb 1695) to (Dec 1996) by 0.9999999 N= 3624 pts :grid

References

Karl, T.R., C.N. Williams, Jr., F.T. Quinlan, and T.A. Boden, 1990: United States Historical Climatology Network (HCN) Serial Temperature and Precipitation Data, Environmental Science Division, Publication No. 3404, Carbon Dioxide Information and Analysis Center, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, 389 pp.

Last updated: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:27:44 GMT

Data Views

NOAA NCDC USHCN[ ]