Urban climate data for Gothenburg, 1983-2020

SND-ID: 2021-253

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

David Rayner - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Fredrik Lindberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Julia Kukulies - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Sofia Thorsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Nils Wallenberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Description

This dataset contains time-series of hourly climate constructed by merging records from various meteorological stations in and near Gothenburg, Sweden.

The variables included are:
- Central European Time (UTC+1)
- Air temperature (degC).
- Average wind speed (m/s)
- Average wind direction (deg true)
- Relative humidity (%)
- Global radiation (short-wave radiation down on a horizontal surface, W/m/m).
- Diffuse radiation (diffuse short-wave radiation down on a horizontal surface, W/m/m).
- Mean sea-level pressure (hPa).
- Direct-beam short wave radiation (W/m/m) incident on a plane normal to the solar angle.

The dataset covers the period 1986-09-01 - 2020-12-31.

Data files are provided in .csv and NetCDF format (https://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/netcdf/)

Further details are provided in the file README_utf8.txt.

Language

English

Research principal, contributors, and funding
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Time period(s) investigated

1986-09-01–2020-12-31

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Göteborg Municipality

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Dataset
Urban climate data for Gothenburg, 1983-2020

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Description

This dataset contains time-series of hourly climate constructed by merging records from various meteorological stations in and near Gothenburg, Sweden.

The variables included are:
- Central European Time (UTC+1)
- Air temperature (degC).
- Average wind speed (m/s)
- Average wind direction (deg true)
- Relative humidity (%)
- Global radiation (short-wave radiation down on a horizontal surface, W/m/m).
- Diffuse radiation (diffuse short-wave radiation down on a horizontal surface, W/m/m).
- Mean

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Citation

David Rayner, Fredrik Lindberg, Julia Kukulies, Sofia Thorsson, Nils Wallenberg. University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences (2021). <em>Urban climate data for Gothenburg, 1983-2020 </em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/a2h2-4s63">https://doi.org/10.5878/a2h2-4s63</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

David Rayner - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Fredrik Lindberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Julia Kukulies - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Sofia Thorsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Nils Wallenberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Earth Sciences orcid

Time period(s) investigated

1986-09-01–2020-12-31

Variables

7

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Published: 2021-10-01