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Adjusted and homogenized Canadian climate data

Description:

This dataset consists of monthly, seasonal and annual means of homogenized daily maximum, minimum and mean surface air temperatures for more than 330 locations in Canada; monthly, seasonal and annual totals of adjusted daily rainfall, snowfall and total precipitation for more than 460 locations; homogenized monthly, seasonal and annual means of hourly surface wind speed at more than 110 locations; monthly, seasonal and annual means of hourly station and sea level pressure adjusted for more than 630 locations. The data are given for the entire period of observation. More information is available via Vincent et al. (2011).

Last Updated:
2014
Primary Developer:
ECCC
Timeframe:
1919 to 2014

Spatial Resolution:
Point-based

Temporal Resolution:
monthly

Spatial Extent:
Canada
Climate Parameters:
  • maximum temperature
  • minimum temperature
  • total precipitation
  • wind
  • rainfall
  • snowfall
  • pressure

Approximate Dataset Volume/Primary Format:
~2 GB/ASCII*
(*data available in subsets of full volume) GB=gigabyte TB=terabyte

Usage:

None at present.

Website:
https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/climate-change/science-research-data/climate-trends-variability/adjusted-homogenized-canadian-data.html


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