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GCIP/GIST: Surface Daily Precipitation Composite

Summary

This composite contains daily precipitation totals from observing sites in the GCIP/GiST domain (the central United States). Data included in the composite are from National Weather Service observing stations, research instrumentation, and various regional and state observing stations. Data have been converted to a common format, standard units, and uniform quality control of the data has been performed. NOTE: Errors have been found in the ABRFC data in this composite. Please see the Data Remarks section of the Readme file for more information.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2011-08-24)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency daily
Language English
Categories
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1994-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1994-08-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -91.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. GCIP/GIST: Surface Daily Precipitation Composite. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D67M066G. Accessed 20 Sep 2019.

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