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Title: The Global Historical Climatology Network: Long-Term Monthly Temperature, Precipitation, Sea Level Pressure, and Station Pressure Data (NDP-041)

Abstract

The GHCN data base contains mean monthly temperature data (in tenths of degrees celsius) for 6039 stations throughout the world. The majority (61%) have records for fewer than 50 years, but a significant proportion (10%) have records in excess of 100 years. It also contains total monthly precipitation data (in tenths of millimeters) for 7533 stations throughout the world. A slight majority (55%) have records in excess of 50 years, and a significant proportion (13%) have records in excess of 100 years. Also in this content is mean monthly sea level pressure data (in tenths of millibars) for 1883 stations throughout the world. The monthly station pressure data from those stations is also available here.

Authors:
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  1. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (USA)
  2. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Climatic Data Center, Asheville, NC (USA)
  3. Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Boulder, CO (USA)
Publication Date:
Other Number(s):
NDP-041
Product Type:
Dataset
Research Org.:
Environmental System Science Data Infrastructure for a Virtual Ecosystem (ESS-DIVE) (United States); Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (USA)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
OSTI Identifier:
1389423
DOI:
10.3334/CDIAC/CLI.NDP041

Citation Formats

Vose, Russell S., Schmoyer, Richard L., Steurer, Peter M., Peterson, Thomas C., Heim, Richard, Karl, Thomas R., and Eischeid, Jon K. The Global Historical Climatology Network: Long-Term Monthly Temperature, Precipitation, Sea Level Pressure, and Station Pressure Data (NDP-041). United States: N. p., 1992. Web. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/CLI.NDP041.
Vose, Russell S., Schmoyer, Richard L., Steurer, Peter M., Peterson, Thomas C., Heim, Richard, Karl, Thomas R., & Eischeid, Jon K. The Global Historical Climatology Network: Long-Term Monthly Temperature, Precipitation, Sea Level Pressure, and Station Pressure Data (NDP-041). United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/CLI.NDP041.
Vose, Russell S., Schmoyer, Richard L., Steurer, Peter M., Peterson, Thomas C., Heim, Richard, Karl, Thomas R., and Eischeid, Jon K. 1992. "The Global Historical Climatology Network: Long-Term Monthly Temperature, Precipitation, Sea Level Pressure, and Station Pressure Data (NDP-041)". United States. doi:10.3334/CDIAC/CLI.NDP041. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1389423. Pub date:Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1992
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abstractNote = {The GHCN data base contains mean monthly temperature data (in tenths of degrees celsius) for 6039 stations throughout the world. The majority (61%) have records for fewer than 50 years, but a significant proportion (10%) have records in excess of 100 years. It also contains total monthly precipitation data (in tenths of millimeters) for 7533 stations throughout the world. A slight majority (55%) have records in excess of 50 years, and a significant proportion (13%) have records in excess of 100 years. Also in this content is mean monthly sea level pressure data (in tenths of millibars) for 1883 stations throughout the world. The monthly station pressure data from those stations is also available here.},
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