A Quality-Controlled Dataset for Long-Term U.S. Snowfall Trends
NCDC's U.S. Cooperative Summary of Data (DSI3200) dataset was screened for stations with long continuous observations for use in assessing 20th-century U.S. snowfall trends. The result is a subset of 424 stations with quality-controlled snowfall, precipitation, and temperature data for snow-season months (October through May). Most of the stations have observations that begin prior to the winter of 1930-31, making for station periods of longer than 77 winters. Several stations have data as far back as the 1890s.
1890-01-01 to 2007-05-31
|Maximum/Minimum Temperature||Precipitation Amount||Snow||Snow Depth|
Midwestern Regional Climate Center, Water Survey, Dept. of Natural Resources, Illinois
Kunkel, K. E., M. Palecki, L. Ensor, K. G. Hubbard, D. Robinson, K. Redmond, and D. Easterling, 2009: Trends in Twentieth-Century U.S. Snowfall Using a Quality-Controlled Dataset J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 26(1), 33-44 (DOI: 10.1175/2008JTECHA1138.1).
Related RDA Datasets:
Daily Meteorological Data for U.S. Cooperative Stations from NCDC TD3200
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Citation counts are compiled through information provided by publicly-accessible APIs according to the guidelines developed through the https://makedatacount.org/ project. If journals do not provide citation information to these publicly-accessible services, then this citation information will not be included in RDA citation counts. Additionally citations that include dataset DOIs are the only types included in these counts, so legacy citations without DOIs, references found in publication acknowledgements, or references to a related publication that describes a dataset will not be included in these counts.