Stockholm Historical Weather Observations - Monthly mean air temperatures since 1756

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Contact information

Phone Number

+46-8-674 78 14

Postal address

Anders Moberg
Department of Physical Geography, Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm
Sweden

Metadata

GCMD Science keywords

Earth science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric temperature > Surface temperature > Air temperature

GCMD Location

Continent > Europe > Northern Europe > Scandinavia > Sweden

Status

Completed

Data Set Language

English

Project

Digitization, quality control and development of daily and monthly air temperature and pressure data series until 1998 was undertaken as part of the project IMPROVE - Improved Understanding of Past Climatic Variability from Early Daily European Instrumental Sources. Project funding: EU 4th Framework Programme, 1998–1999. Contract: ENV4–CT97-0511. Co-ordinator: Dario Camuffo, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Istituto di Scienze dell'Atmosfera e del Clima, Padova, Italy. PI at Stockholm University: Anders Moberg.

Description

Data are provided in three separate files having 14 columns, available in two file formats:

1. plain text files (.txt)

2. tab-separated value files (.tsv)

File content:

Column 1: Year

Column 2–13: Monthly mean temperature for January through December (unit: °C)

Column 14: Annual mean temperature (unit: °C)

The dataset also includes plots of time series of annual and seasonal mean temperatures in png format.

Further information about the data file content is found in a README text file.

Publisher

Bolin Centre for Climate Research, Stockholm University

Begin Date

1756-01-01

End Date

2018-12-31

Dataset Version

2.0

Use Limitations

None

Access Constraints

Free

Published

2019-08-02 18:54:13

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