Data Set ID: 
G02164

Daily Precipitation Sums at Coastal and Island Russian Arctic Stations, 1940-1990, Version 1

This data set contains precipitation data originally recorded in log books at 65 Russian coastal and island meteorological stations, and later digitized at the Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute (AARI), St. Petersburg, Russia, under the direction of Vladimir Radionov. Records from most stations begin in 1940 and contain daily precipitation amounts in mm.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Parameter(s):
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
Data Format(s):
  • ASCII
Spatial Coverage:
N: 84.78, 
S: 64.41, 
E: 170.16, 
W: 36.76
Platform(s):GROUND STATIONS
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies
Sensor(s):RAIN GAUGES
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 January 1940 to 31 December 1990
Version(s):V1
Temporal ResolutionVariesMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Vladimir Radionov, Ye. Aleksandrov, P. Svyashchennikov, Florence Fetterer

Geographic Coverage

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Radionov, V. F., Y. I. Aleksandrov, P. N. Svyashchennikov, and F. Fetterer. 2004. Daily Precipitation Sums at Coastal and Island Russian Arctic Stations, 1940-1990, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.7265/N5JS9NCS. [Date Accessed].

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