A spatially comprehensive, meteorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and southern Canada (NCEI Accession 0129374)

Metadata Updated: February 26, 2021

A data set of observed daily and monthly averaged precipitation, maximum and minimum temperature, gridded to a 1/16° (~6km) resolution that spans the entire country of Mexico, the conterminous U.S. (CONUS), and regions of Canada south of 53° N for the period 1950-2013. The dataset improves previous products in spatial extent, orographic precipitation adjustment over Mexico and parts of Canada, and reduction of transboundary discontinuities. The precipitation is adjusted for orographic effects using an elevation-aware 1981-2010 precipitation climatology. Because of the consistent gridding methodology, the current product reduces transboundary discontinuities making it suitable for estimating large-scale hydrometeorologic phenomena. Also included are daily wind data from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction - National Centers for Atmospheric Research (NCEP - NCAR) resampled to the same grid as temperature and precipitation.

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Metadata Date 2021-02-01T12:38:38Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2021
Reference Date(s) June 26, 2015 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2021-02-01T12:38:38Z
Metadata Created Date December 4, 2020
Metadata Updated Date February 26, 2021
Reference Date(s) June 26, 2015 (publication)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0129374
Access Constraints Cite as: Livneh, Ben; Bohn, Theodore J.; Pierce, David W.; Mu\u00c3\u00b1oz-Arriola, Francisco; Nijssen, Bart; Vose, Russell; Cayan, Daniel R.; Brekke, Levi (2015). A spatially comprehensive, meteorological data set for Mexico, the U.S., and southern Canada (NCEI Accession 0129374). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.7289/v5x34vf6. Accessed [date]., Use liability: NOAA and NCEI cannot provide any warranty as to the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of furnished data. Users assume responsibility to determine the usability of these data. The user is responsible for the results of any application of this data for other than its intended purpose.
Bbox East Long -67
Bbox North Lat 53
Bbox South Lat 14.65625
Bbox West Long -125
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Licence accessLevel: Public
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[-125.0, 14.65625], [-67.0, 14.65625], [-67.0, 53.0], [-125.0, 53.0], [-125.0, 14.65625]]]}
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1950-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2013-12-31

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