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Dataset: USDA-NOAA NWS Daily Climatological Data

   File description including attribute definitions: data_JornadaStudy_379_noaa_weather_station_climate_daily
   Original Investigator: Elmer Ottis Wooton
   Data contact: David Thatcher
   Duration: 1914 - ongoing
   Dataset ID: 210379001
   DOI: 10.6073/pasta/4cc5bc0fa16ad5fc41138a1fa47d6a82

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

   Additional information:

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


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.