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South African Southern Hemisphere Tropospheric Analyses, daily from August 1977 to March 1981

| DOI: 10.5065/PCVJ-QW47

This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


From the Republic of South Africa Weather Bureau, twice daily Southern Hemisphere grids on a polar stereographic projection.

Unless you have a special interest in this dataset, DSS recommends that you use one of our reanalysis datasets, such as ds090.0, because those are based on a more complete collection of observations, improved analysis methods, and are provided in a common modern format (GRIB).

Temporal Range:
1972-05 to 1981-03
Air Temperature Geopotential Height Ice Extent Sea Level Pressure
Sea Surface Temperature Terrain Elevation Upper Air Temperature Upper Level Winds
Vertical Levels:
Ground or water surface 1000 mbar 925 mbar 850 mbar
700 mbar 500 mbar 400 mbar 300 mbar
250 mbar 200 mbar 150 mbar 100 mbar
50 mbar
Temporal Frequencies:
Every 12 hours
Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=19.116N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
South African Weather Bureau, South Africa
Total Volume:
1.15 GB
Data Formats:
Binary (see dataset documentation)
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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