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U.S. Monthly Gridded Precipitation and Temperature Climate Normals for 2006-2020 (NCEI Accession 0248761)

Metadata Updated: November 1, 2023

A 1/24 degree by 1/24 degree (~5 km) gridded data set consisting of monthly precipitation and temperature values for the conterminous U.S. was published as part of generating new division climate normals. The underlying data set is nClimGrid, and this is based on a set of station anomalies observed in any given month interpolated spatially using climate guidance and reconstructed into whole values. The resulting monthly grids are the equivalent of homogenous temperature and serially complete precipitation records. Therefore, a simple 15-year average of monthly grids from 2006-2020 yields directly a set of gridded climate normals. Monthly gridded climate normals are calculated for total precipitation, and maximum, minimum and average temperature.

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Metadata Date 2023-10-02T16:31:05Z
Metadata Created Date March 17, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) March 4, 2022 (publication), June 23, 2022 (revision)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

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Harvested from NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions

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Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date 2023-10-02T16:31:05Z
Metadata Created Date March 17, 2023
Metadata Updated Date November 1, 2023
Reference Date(s) March 4, 2022 (publication), June 23, 2022 (revision)
Responsible Party (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Guid gov.noaa.nodc:0248761
Access Constraints Cite as: Rennie, Jared J.; Palecki, Michael A. (2022). U.S. Monthly Gridded Precipitation and Temperature Climate Normals for 2006-2020 (NCEI Accession 0248761). [indicate subset used]. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.25921/n5tw-jb91. 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 -67.02084
Bbox North Lat 49.3542
Bbox South Lat 24.56253
Bbox West Long -124.6875
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
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Graphic Preview File https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/access/metadata/landing-page/bin/gfx?id=gov.noaa.nodc:0248761
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Harvest Source Id c084a438-6f6b-470d-93e0-16aeddb9f513
Harvest Source Title NOAA/NESDIS/ncei/accessions
Licence accessLevel: Public
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Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
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Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2006-01-01
Temporal Extent End 2020-12-31

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