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.

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Geographic Coverage

Parameter(s):
  • Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature > Air Temperature
  • Precipitation > Precipitation Amount
  • Snow/Ice > Snow Depth
  • Precipitation > Snow > Snowfall
Spatial Coverage:
  • N: 82.5, S: 25.5, E: -53.5, W: -166.5

Spatial Resolution:
  • 1 degree x 1 degree
Temporal Coverage:
  • 1 September 1959 to 31 December 2009
Temporal Resolution: 1 day
Data Format(s):
  • NetCDF
Platform(s) GROUND STATIONS
Sensor(s): RAIN GAUGES, SNOW MEASURING ROD, THERMISTORS, THERMOMETERS
Version: V1
Data Contributor(s): Thomas Mote, Thomas Estilow, Gina Henderson, Daniel Leathers, David Robinson, Zachary Suriano

Data Citation

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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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