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How much does COVID-19 affect weather forecasts?

The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is concerned about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the quantity and quality of weather observations and forecasts, as well as atmospheric and climate ...
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Is there a recent global gridded temperature dataset with 0.1 deg resolution?

I've been searching for a 2017 or 2018 or 2019 (or any combo) gridded dataset for surface temperature for the globe with a 0.1 degree resolution. Unfortunately even after hours of searching, for this ...
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Convert NO2 concentration in Sentinel-5P data from mol/m2 to μg/m3 on the ground level

Sentinel-5P satellite provides high-resolution data products on concentration levels for several atmospheric trace gases (NO2, SO2, O3 , and others), which are measured in mol/m2 within the total or ...
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Software for spatial interpolation of temperature and relative humidity data from weather stations

I'm working with time series of weather data (specifically, min/max daily temperatures and relative humidity) recorded from weather stations over an area of about 200,000 km2. I would be interested in ...
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How much would weather data from ocean-going vessels improve climate research?

I would like to know how good the weather data coverage is on the surface of the world’s oceans, and how much it would improve climate research/models if weather observations from ocean-going vessels ...
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Do surface temperatures at lower latitudes continue to correlate with frequency of noctilucent clouds in the arctic stratosphere?

I saw this image in this answer to the question Noctilucent clouds and anthropogenic climate change which was listed as related to the question “New” cloud types: Can they be used as markers for ...
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Where may I find spreadsheet data on the spectral density of daylight at various times throughout the day from morning to evening?

I want to know the precise spectra density of light we humans (and plants) are exposed to at various times throughout the day from morning to evening. I'm searching for spectral density graphs/...
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Weather station data

I am currently setting up a wind-wave model for which I need to input the wind forcing for the whole domain. I have obtained the wind speed and direction from two sources: CFSv2 and ERA5. ...
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Comparing 2D fields - how do you quantify similarity?

I have a number of arrays describing both forecasts and observations of geospatial data (e.g. precipitation intensity, cloud fields...). Included are four animated gifs, each looping back and forth ...
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Any open source sub-daily weather data other than Jena?

I am looking for observed sub-daily weather data (as 1d time series) which must include temperature, humidity, solar radiation and wind speed for a any location on earth. Currently I am aware of Jena ...
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Does Climate Data Store provide daily mean of ERA 5 reanalysis data?

I have been meaning to download the daily mean of ERA 5 reanalysis data from the Copernicus Climate Data Store, but couldn't find it. I need the data on pressure levels and currently I am ...
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Where to find reliable snowfall rate data?

Would you please let me know where I can find/download reliable snowfall rate datasets? I am looking for multiple weather stations (in different regions) or field measured data, that contain both ...
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How to download FLDAS data from earth data

I am trying to download transpiration and snow cover data from earth data but unable to figure out how to do that
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How to infer local precipitation from reanalysis data?

Let's say I'm extracting precipitation from a single pixel or region from a reanalysis (MERRA-2, ERA-5, Interim) dataset. I can infer a distribution for the daily data (Gamma, Pearson-III, e.g. link),...
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Do pressure levels correspond to elevation?

I am trying to download climate projection data and am only interested in the surface temperature, radiation, etc. https://cds.climate.copernicus.eu/cdsapp#!/dataset/projections-cmip6?tab=overview The ...