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Jornada Experimental Range LTAR


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Locally verified monthly summary temperature and precipitation data from a NOAA weather station at USDA Jornada Experimental Range headquarters, southern New Mexico USA, 1914-1998

This data package contains locally verified monthly meteorological observations from a NOAA National Weather Service station located at the USDA Jornada Experimental Range headquarters in southern New Mexico, USA. Monthly summary data (based on daily observations) has been collected there by USDA staff since 1914 for minimum and maximum air temperature and daily accumulated precipitation using standard U.S. climatological service instrumentation and procedures. The included data were verified and transcribed directly from the original paper data sheets and have undergone quality control and assurance procedures different than those in place at NOAA. These data therefore differ from those directly downloadable from NOAA servers. Local verification and transcription of observations from the data sheets ceased in 1998 and data are now directly entered to the NOAA system. Therefore, this dataset is complete and will no longer be added to.All observations from this weather station have also undergone NOAA QA/QC procedures and those data are available by accessing the Jornada Experimental Range, NM US GHCN station through the National Climatic Data Center portal https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/datasets/GSOM/stations/GHCND:USC002944... - daily and monthly data are available).

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Spatial / Geographical Coverage Area
POINT (-106.740997 32.617001)
Environmental Data Initiative (EDI)
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location
Headquarters Or Unspecified: Jornada Experimental Range Headquarters. These Generic Coordinates May Not Necessarily Specify The Location Of The Study. More Precise Geographic Coordinates For This Study May Be Requested From The Jrn Lter Data Manager (jornada.data@nmsu.edu).
Temporal Coverage
June 1, 1914 to June 1, 1998
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Data Manager
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Program Code
005:040 - Department of Agriculture - National Research
Bureau Code
005:18 - Agricultural Research Service
Source ID
Jornada Experimental Range LTAR