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San Jose, Costa Rica UCR-IMN Rawinsonde Data



This data set includes 324 high vertical resolution (2-sec) soundings from the San Jose, Costa Rica sounding site (WMO 78762) from 16 June to 30 September 2004. This station is located at 10.00 North Latitude and 84.21 West Longitude and 921. These soundings were provided by the Universidad de Costa Rica-Instituto Meteorologico Nacional (UCR-IMN). During the period from 17 June to 5 September 2004 San Jose released four soundings per day at 0000, 0600, 1200, and 1800 UTC each day. For the period from 6 to 30 September 2004 San Jose released one sounding per day at 1200 UTC (except on Sundays when no soundings were released).

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This station used both Vaisala RS80-15G and RS90-AG radiosonde models during NAME.

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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2004-06-16 00:00:00
End datetime 2004-09-30 23:59:59

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Maximum (North) Latitude: 10.01, Minimum (South) Latitude: 9.99
Minimum (West) Longitude: -84.22, Maximum (East) Longitude: -84.20

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UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 2011. San Jose, Costa Rica UCR-IMN Rawinsonde Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 25 Sep 2022.

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