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Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 2

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Thornton, M.M., P.E. Thornton, Y. Wei, B.W. Mayer, R.B. Cook, and R.S. Vose. 2017. Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 3. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1343http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1343

Data Set Overview

Data setDaymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 2
VersionV2
DOI10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1277
Release date2016-03-17
ProjectDaymet
Time Period1980-01-01 to 2015-12-31

Description

This data set provides annual summary climate data at 1-km x 1-km spatial resolution for four Daymet variables; minimum and maximum temperature, precipitation, and vapor pressure. These single year summary data products are produced for each individual year and covers the period of record from 1980 to 2015. The annual climatological summaries are derived from the much larger data set of daily weather parameters (Thornton et al., 2014), produced on a 1-km x 1-km grid over the conterminous United States, Southern Canada, and Mexico as station data inputs allow (Thornton, et al., 2014).

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Citation

Thornton, P.E., M.M. Thornton, B.W. Mayer, N. Wilhelmi, Y. Wei, R. Devarakonda, and R.B. Cook. 2015. Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 2. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. Date accessed: YYYY/MM/DD. Temporal range: YYYY/MM/DD-YYYY/MM/DD. Spatial range: N=DD.DD, S=DD.DD, E=DDD.DD, W=DDD.DD. http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1277
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Project

Daymet: Daymet is a collection of gridded estimates of daily weather parameters generated by interpolation and extrapolation from daily meteorological observations. Weather parameters in Daymet include daily surfaces of minimum and maximum temperature, precipitation, humidity, radiation, snow water equivalent, and day length produced on a 1 km x 1 km gridded surface over North America, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii.

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Data Files

A newer version exists.

Click the DOI link in the following citation for the latest version (as of 2017-04-19):

Thornton, M.M., P.E. Thornton, Y. Wei, B.W. Mayer, R.B. Cook, and R.S. Vose. 2017. Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 3. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1343http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1343

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Version History

VersionData Set TitlePublished
V2Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 2 2016-03-17
V3Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 32017-04-19

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