Monthly Summaries of the Global Historical Climatology Network - Daily (GHCN-D)

Metadata Updated: September 1, 2016

Monthly Summaries of Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN)-Daily is a dataset derived from GHCN-Daily. The data are produced by computing simple averages or monthly accumulations of the daily observations. The meteorological elements calculated for the data set include, but are not limited to: monthly maximum and minimum temperature, monthly precipitation (i.e., rainfall and snow water equivalent), snowfall and snow depth. Users of these monthly summaries have access to simple meteorological summaries for tens of thousands of stations worldwide.

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Metadata Date May 5, 2016
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2016
Reference Date(s) December 21, 2006 (publication)
Frequency Of Update daily

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date May 5, 2016
Metadata Created Date September 27, 2015
Metadata Updated Date September 1, 2016
Reference Date(s) December 21, 2006 (publication)
Responsible Party DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI > National Centers for Environmental Information, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Users must cite this data as: Monthly Summaries of the Global Historical Climatology Network - Daily (GHCN-D). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Climatic Data Center. [access date]., NCEI cannot assume liability for any damages caused by any errors or omissions in the data, nor as a result of the failure of the data to function on a particular system. NCEI makes no warranty, expressed or implied, nor does the fact of distribution constitute such a warranty. NCEI can only certify that the data it distributes are an authentic copy of the records that were accepted for inclusion in the NCEI archives.
Bbox East Long 180.0
Bbox North Lat 90.0
Bbox South Lat -90.0
Bbox West Long -180.0
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update daily
Guid gov.noaa.ncdc:C00841
Harvest Object Id feac20dc-7b83-4dd3-a69f-74e5af368390
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
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Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 1880-01-01

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