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Barrow Urban Heat Island Air Temperatures (Excel) [Hinkel, K., and F. E. Nelson]



This dataset contains air temperature data taken from 54 stations near Barrow, Alaska to monitor the urban heat island (UHI) effect. Data is contained within two Excel files, one of daily average air temperatures and the other of daily air temperature ranges. Both the averages and ranges were calculated from 24 hourly readings.

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Additional information

  • 1.0 (2007-11-05)
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Spatial Type point
Frequency daily
Language English
Grant Code 0094769
ISO Topic Categories
  • climatologyMeteorologyAtmosphere
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2001-09-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2002-03-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 71.40, Minimum (South) Latitude: 71.20
Minimum (West) Longitude: -156.90, Maximum (East) Longitude: -156.40

Primary point of contact information

Kenneth M. Hinkel <>

Additional contact information


Hinkel, K., Nelson, F. 2007. Barrow Urban Heat Island Air Temperatures (Excel). Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 18 Apr 2024.

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