USDA-NOAA NWS Daily Climatological Data

Data Access: 

Unrestricted

Dataset status: 

Study number: 

37

Data set ID: 

2100379001

Date range: 

1914-06-01 to 2006-12-31

Original investigator: 

Elmer Ottis Wooton

Data contact: 

Abstract: 

Monthly summary of precipitation and air temperature data collected daily from standard U.S. climatological service instruments located at USDA Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters.

Monthly summary of precipitation and air temperature data collected daily from standard U.S. climatological service instruments located at USDA Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters.

Methods: 

field data sheets

Standard U.S. climatological services instruments and recording procedures. Daily precipitation totals and temperatures are total precip and min/max temps AT THE TIME OF MEASUREMENT BY THE OBSERVER. In review of years 1914-1947 daily records, observer time fell between 1530 and 1900 with most observer times being between 1700 and 1800. Observer times changed to the morning between 0700 and 0900 at an unknown date after this and currently continue to be made in the morning.

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Additional information: 

USDA Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters Latitude: 32 37 00 Longitude: 106 44 26 UTM: 336698E 3609961N Elevation: 1320 meters 4330 feet

Maintenance: 

Daily

Long-term dataset: 

Signature dataset: 

LTER Core Area(s): 

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LTER VI Proposal Category: