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NOAA/CMDL World Climate Data, Global Historical Climatology Network for Alaska


This data set contains mean monthly temperatures and total monthly precipitation for stations in Alaska from the mid-1800s to 1990. The values are a subset of the Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN), archived at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Data access

  • ORDER data for delivery by FTP

Additional information

  • 1.0 (2009-04-29)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency monthly
Language English

Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1850-01-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1990-12-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Maximum (North) Latitude: 75.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 53.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -177.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -130.00

Primary point of contact information

Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN), NOAA <>

Additional contact information


Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

Eischeid, J. 2009. NOAA/CMDL World Climate Data, Global Historical Climatology Network for Alaska. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 19 Sep 2017.

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