Dataset

Western U.S. Climate Historical Summaries

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Climate Commons Hosting Status: 
Eligible
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Basic Information

This site provides climate summaries for individual weather stations that are part of the National Weather Service cooperative observation network. Data includes temperature, precipitation, and snowfall, and daily, monthly, and period of record summaries are available.

Creator: 
Western Regional Climate Center
Publisher: 
Western Regional Climate Center
Spatial Resolution: 
Point locations
Temporal Coverage: 
1890-present
Date Issued: 
2010
Parameters / Choices
A dataset often contains many geodata layers representing the same kind of measurement, but for different values of some parameters - time periods, models or scenarios, different species, etc. A value must be chosen for each such parameter in order to select a specific layer or raster which associated a single value with each geographic location (cell). The parameters or choices relevant to selecting layers from this dataset are described here.
Climate Models: 
Time Units: 
Daily data also summarized by month
Multi-year Ranges: 
1961-1990,1971-2000,1981-2010