15 votes
Accepted

Is there a recent global gridded temperature dataset with 0.1 deg resolution?

The most important reanalysis datasets covering until present time (I'm excluding the others that stop some years before present time) currently available are: ERA5 by ECWMF: 1979-present (soon 1950-...
Nemesi's user avatar
  • 1,268
9 votes
Accepted

Where to find reliable water temperature?

The Met Office Hadley Centre provides global quality controlled ocean temperature and salinity profiles and monthly long-term objectively analyzed global fields with a one degree spatial resolution (...
arkaia's user avatar
  • 15.4k
6 votes

Historical data on world's forest area

When I need data about past and future projected land use change, I usually refer to the global dataset that was developed for the global climate simulations CMIP6. The dataset is the Land Use ...
Nemesi's user avatar
  • 1,268
5 votes
Accepted

Problems when interpolating time series data (average problem)

Is it a solution to multiply the B Average Value with 0.7, so the weighted average value will be 3.5? No, this is not a solution. Doing this effectively assigns a value of zero to the stations that ...
Fred's user avatar
  • 24.7k
4 votes

Where to find reliable water temperature?

Arkaia's answer sounds quite detailed. However depending on what is your required level of precision and goals (climatology ? hydrological forecast at depth ?) there are some valuable extra ...
Scylla's user avatar
  • 61
4 votes

Open Mining facility/operation GIS data

For the US, there are several sources: Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS) MRDS is a collection of reports describing metallic and nonmetallic mineral resources throughout the world. Included are ...
Earth Science Expatriate's user avatar
3 votes

Where can I get archived hourly temperature data?

ASOS data for all the airports in the world: https://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/request/download.phtml This website also has a lot of other meteorological data for the United States.
rafiuddin mohammad's user avatar
3 votes

Is there an atmospheric data database somewhere on the web?

By your edit, it seems you are more interested in the "big data" side of the science. Model reanalyses contain large amounts of historical weather data, so that is a safe bet for ample amounts of data....
BarocliniCplusplus's user avatar
3 votes

Where can I find weather data on ambient outside illumination?

One direction to look in might be the various GIS systems that exist to forecast the amount of light that will reach photovoltaic (solar panel) installations. I don't know about the US, but I would be ...
Semidiurnal Simon's user avatar
2 votes

Is there an open high frequency (1-0.2 Hz) wind measurement dataset from a marine station?

One possible source could be the FINO stations in the North and Baltic Sea. I am not sure on how high the frequency is (couldn't find any information on the website). But I am quite sure that ultra ...
smichel's user avatar
  • 380
2 votes

Is there an atmospheric data database somewhere on the web?

Wind speed, direction, temperature (highs and lows only or time of day?) And do you want this for all over the Earth or just regional, like the continental US? If this answer is correct, there ...
userLTK's user avatar
  • 5,847
1 vote
Accepted

What is the correct way to report historical daily Max / Min / Avg Temperature by City?

I don't know if ERA5 data has some weird format, as I'm really not familiar with working with such data directly. But it's vital to realize that the greatest hourly temp is rarely the daily max, and ...
JeopardyTempest's user avatar
1 vote

What is the correct way to report historical daily Max / Min / Avg Temperature by City?

Yes, daily minima, maxima and precipitation totals are calculated simply as you suggested in your question. Take care that there aren't missing values,, but that's more of an issue calculating means. ...
Andy M's user avatar
  • 2,008
1 vote

Is there a recent global gridded temperature dataset with 0.1 deg resolution?

aWhere Inc. www.awhere.com provides daily min and max temperature, precip, solar, wind for the agricultural earth (basically 60S-60N) at a resolution of 5 arc min or about 9km at the equator (1/12 ...
John Corbett's user avatar
1 vote

Historical isobaric charts?

I have found an archive of small-scale charts encompassing part of Africa here.
Pablo's user avatar
  • 121
1 vote

Where can I find a list of snow fall recording stations in my zip code?

Were to find hourly data will depend on your location, as you will probably need to access the national weather network of the country of your interest. Global climatic databases usually record data ...
Camilo Rada's user avatar
  • 17.6k
1 vote

Where can I get archived hourly temperature data?

ACCA Manual J: Residential Load Calculation, look in the back and they have a table of BIN temperatures for most U.S. Cities.
Mogan Schmidt's user avatar
1 vote

Where can I find a database of historical wildfires in the USA back to 1960?

I would suggest the National Interagency Fire Center, which keeps statistics in a variety of formats as well as lists of historical fires. For instance, you can see a list of historically significant ...
f.thorpe's user avatar
  • 13.5k
1 vote

Where can I get archived hourly temperature data?

I needed hourly historical data for my zip code for heat pump comparison. NOAA only had data for 2 cities in all of NY and neither were relevant. I tried to use one of them anyway and also found ...
Bill Tarbell's user avatar

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible