Data Set ID:
G10021

Daily Gridded North American Snow, Temperature, and Precipitation, 1959-2009, Version 1

These data provide daily snow, temperature, and precipitation data for North America from 1959 to 2009. They are gridded to a 1-degree latitude by 1-degree longitude resolution to create a 114 x 58 grid for each day of data.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
  • Precipitation > Snow > Snowfall
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Spatial Coverage:
N: 82.5, 
S: 25.5, 
E: -53.5, 
W: -166.5
Platform(s):GROUND STATIONS
Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 degree x 1 degree
Sensor(s):RAIN GAUGES, SNOW MEASURING ROD, THERMISTORS, THERMOMETERS
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 September 1959 to 31 December 2009
Version(s):V1
Temporal Resolution1 dayMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Thomas Mote, Thomas Estilow, Gina Henderson, Daniel Leathers, David Robinson, Zachary Suriano

Geographic Coverage

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Mote, T. L., T. W. Estilow, G. R. Henderson, D. Leathers, D. A. Robinson, and Z. J. Suriano. 2018. Daily Gridded North American Snow, Temperature, and Precipitation, 1959-2009, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NSIDC: National Snow and Ice Data Center. doi: https://doi.org/10.7265/N5028PQ3. [Date Accessed].

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