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Hourly computed potential evapotranspiration in thousandths of an inch, January 1, 1948 - September 30, 2021

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

The text file "PET.txt" contains hourly potential evapotranspiration (PET) data, in thousandths of an inch, from January 1, 1948, to September 30, 2021. Daily PET were computed from average daily air temperature, average daily dewpoint temperature, daily total wind speed, and daily total solar radiation and disaggregated to hourly PET, using the Fortran program LXPET (Murphy, 2005). The primary source of the data is Argonne National Laboratory (Argonne National Laboratory, 2022), and data processing followed the guidelines documented in Over and others (2010). References Cited: Argonne National Laboratory, 2022, Meteorological data, accessed on January 17, 2022, at Murphy, E.A., 2005, Comparison of potential evapotranspiration calculated by the LXPET (Lamoreux Potential Evapotranspiration) Program and by the WDMUtil (Watershed Data Management Utility) Program: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1020, 20 p., Over, T.M., Price, T.H., and Ishii, A.L., 2010, Development and analysis of a meteorological database, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2010-1220, 67 p.,

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Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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