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Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 4

Overview

DOIhttps://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1852
Version4
Project
Published2020-12-15
Updated2020-12-15
Usage137 downloads

Description

This dataset provides annual climate summaries derived from Daymet Version 4 daily data at a 1 km x 1 km spatial resolution for five Daymet variables: minimum and maximum temperature, precipitation, vapor pressure, and snow water equivalent. Annual averages are provided for minimum and maximum temperature, vapor pressure, and snow water equivalent, and annual totals are provided for the precipitation variable. Each data file is provided as a single year by variable and covers the same period of record as the Daymet V4 daily data. The annual climatology files are derived from the larger datasets of daily weather parameters produced on a 1 km x 1 km grid for North America (including Canada, the United States, and Mexico), Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Separate annual files are provided for the land areas of continental North America, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Data are distributed in standardized Climate and Forecast (CF)-compliant netCDF and geoTIFF file formats.

Science Keywords

  • ATMOSPHERE
  • PRECIPITATION
  • PRECIPITATION AMOUNT
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR
  • WATER VAPOR INDICATORS
  • VAPOR PRESSURE
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE
  • SURFACE TEMPERATURE
  • MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION
  • SHORTWAVE RADIATION
  • ATMOSPHERE
  • PRECIPITATION
  • SNOW WATER EQUIVALENT

Data Use and Citation

This dataset is openly shared, without restriction, in accordance with the EOSDIS Data Use Policy.

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Thornton, M.M., R. Shrestha, Y. Wei, P.E. Thornton, S. Kao, and B.E. Wilson. 2020. Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 4. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1852

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