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How to convert specific humidity ERA5 in kg/kg to g/kg or mm/day?

The specific humidity of ERA5 data is kg/kg, but some articles work with this variable in g/kg. How can I convert this? Conversion from kg/kg to g/kg is as simple as multiplying by 1000. Or to ...
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Measure of daylight brightness

Perhaps you may be interested in downward shortwave flux? It isn't easy to compute or measure, but it should capture what you are after. You can use the equation $$R_{net}=S\downarrow-S\uparrow+L\...
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Measure of daylight brightness

I am looking for a meteorological measure of daylight brightness/luminosity...but is there a measure that also captures the fact that particular regions of the world, far from the equator, have not ...
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Why does the jet stream meander?

The jet streams in our rotating (spheroid) planet meander because they cannot maintain a straight zonal course. The atmospheric flow is effectively perturbed upon collision to large mountain ranges ...
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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 ...

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