Adjusted Monthly Precipitation, Snowfall and Rainfall for Canada (1874-1990)
Entry ID: NSIDC-0072

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Abstract: This data set was distributed by NSIDC until October, 2003, when it was withdrawn from distribution because it duplicates the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) data set TD-9816 'Canadian Monthly Precipitation' (Groisman, P.Y. 1998. National Climatic Data Center Data Documentation for TD-9816, Canadian Monthly Precipitation. National Climatic Data Center 151 Patton Ave., Asheville, NC. 21 ... View entire text
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Description: Former Soviet Union Monthly Precipitation Archive, 1891-1993
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 84.0   S: 41.0   E: -52.0   W: -141.0
Min Altitude: 0 M Max Altitude: 2517 M

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: P. Groisman
Dataset Title: Adjusted Monthly Precipitation, Snowfall and Rainfall for Canada (1874-1990)
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-01
Dataset Release Place: Boulder, CO U.S.A.
Dataset Publisher: National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1874-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-12-31
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NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media: ftp
Distribution Size: approximately 45MB
Distribution Format: ASCII fixed text format
Phone: 704-271-4307
Email: pgroisman at
Contact Address:
National Climatic Data Center
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801
Country: USA
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Goodison, B.E. 1978. Accuracy of Canadian snow gauge measurements. Journal of Applied Meteorology 17:1542-1548.

Groisman, P.Ya. D.R. Easterling. 1994. Variability and trends of precipitation and snowfall over the United States and Canada. Journal of Climate 7:184-205.

Karl, T.R., Quayle, R.G., Groisman, P.Ya. 1993. Detecting climate variations and change: New challenges for observing and ... View entire text
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2000-03-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-05-14
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