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A U.S. Historical Snow Data Base from Rutgers University

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Abstract: This digital data set contains daily information on snowfall and snow
depth for approximately 1000 NOAA observing stations (mainly
cooperative sites) in 47 of the 48 conterminous U.S. Some 370 stations
have data from 1910 or earlier to 1986, while the remainder generally
extend back 50 to 60 years from 1986. Approximately 150 of the former
have virtually complete information, while others have ... View entire text
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 30.0   E: -65.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: New Jersey State Climatologist Office
Dataset Title: A U.S. Historical Snow Data Base from Rutgers University
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1873-01-01
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: Daily
Originating Center
Data Center
State Climatologist, New Jersey Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:
Dataset ID: USHSDB

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 732-445-4741
Fax: 732-445-0006
Email: drobins at
Contact Address:
Department of Geography
New Jersey State Climatologist
Rutgers University
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
City: Piscataway
Province or State: NJ
Postal Code: 08854-8054
Country: USA
Robinson, D.A., 1989, 'Construction of a United States Historical Snow Data
Base', Proceedings of the 45th Eastern Snow Conference.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2016-11-18
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