Global Historical Climate Network (GHCN)

  - Author: Annelies Drossel

Description

The Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) is a worldwide climate database with managed by the National Climatic Data Center at Arizona State University and the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center. It primarily contains data on temperatures and precipitation on a daily basis.

Synchronization

weekly

Resolution

daily

Number of devices and sensors

118894 devices 329167 sensors

License

Menne, M.J., I. Durre, B. Korzeniewski, S. McNeal, K. Thomas, X. Yin, S. Anthony, R. Ray, R.S. Vose, B.E.Gleason, and T.G. Houston, 2012: Global Historical Climatology Network - Daily (GHCN-Daily), Version 3. NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

Source Documentation

http://doi.org/10.7289/V5D21VHZ