Data Set ID:

Meteorological Data from the Russian Arctic, 1961-2000, Version 1

This data set contains monthly means of meteorological observation data from Russian stations from 1961-2000 (for most stations). The Russian station observations were provided by Vladimir Radionov, Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), St. Petersburg, and include 2-meter air temperature, sea level pressure, total and low cloud amount, precipitation, and relative humidity.

This is the most recent version of these data.

  • Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature > AIR TEMPERATURE
  • Clouds > Cloud Amount/Frequency
  • Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity > HUMIDITY
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure > SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
Data Format(s):
Spatial Coverage:
N: 78.06667, 
S: 59.96667, 
E: 179.1, 
W: 14.25
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1961 to 31 December 2000
Temporal Resolution03:00:00 to 06:00:00Metadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Vladimir Radionov, Florence Fetterer

Geographic Coverage

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National Snow and Ice Data Center. Edited by V. F. Radionov and F. Fetterer. 2003. Meteorological Data from the Russian Arctic, 1961-2000, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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