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High Plains Climate Network Data


This data set contains hourly resolution surface meteorological data from the High Plains Climate Network (HPCN), provided by the High Plains Regional Climate Center's (HPRCC) Automated Weather Data Network (AWDN). The HPCN includes data from a number of state agricultural networks in the High Plains region (the number and location of stations has varied through the years). The data are provided in monthly tar files when ordered.

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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1995-10-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2022-04-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.60, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.28
Minimum (West) Longitude: 91.13, Maximum (East) Longitude: -90.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC). 2011. High Plains Climate Network Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 21 May 2022.

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