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VORTEX2: High Plains Climate Network Data


This data set contains the High Plains Climate Network (HPCN) hourly surface data for the VORTEX2 2009 and 2010 field phases for approximately May-June 2009 and May-June 2010. Data are provided in month files by station for 125 stations within Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. The following parameters are included in these data: Air Temperature, Relative Humidity, Soil Temperature, Wind Speed, Wind Magnitude, Vect dir, Vect SD, Rad Flux, and Total precipitation. The data are provided "as is" in their original format.

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Data Quality final
  • 1.0 (2010-10-27)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2009-05-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-06-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 48.88, Minimum (South) Latitude: 37.28
Minimum (West) Longitude: -104.25, Maximum (East) Longitude: -93.77

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High Plains Regional Climate Center (HPRCC), Cully, L. 2010. VORTEX2: High Plains Climate Network Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 16 Apr 2024.

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