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Nairobi, Kenya High Resolution BUFR Radiosonde Data



This data set contains temperature, moisture, and wind profiles from the Modem GPSonde M10 radiosonde system operated by the Kenya Meteorology Department in Nairobi, Kenya during the HIGH impact Weather LAke SYstem (HIGHWAY) Project data collection period. A total of 256 2-second vertical resolution soundings are included in the data set. The data are in BUFR (Binary Universal Form for data Representation) format.

Archive note

Nairobi soundings started GTS transmission on 10 August 2019. Twice daily releases (00 and 12 UTC) continued through 30 November 2019. From 1 December 2019 daily 00 UTC releases continued through 28 February 2020. No releases were transmitted on 29 February 2020.

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  • 1.0 (2020-03-02)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2019-08-10 00:00:00
End datetime 2020-02-28 09:59:59

Spatial coverage

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Maximum (North) Latitude: -1.30175, Minimum (South) Latitude: -1.30175
Minimum (West) Longitude: 36.7591, Maximum (East) Longitude: 36.7591

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Kenya Meteorological Department. 2020. Nairobi, Kenya High Resolution BUFR Radiosonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 28 May 2024.

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