Daily, Monthly, and Annual Surface Weather Data for Santo Domingo, Puerto Plata, and the rest of the Dominican Republic (1905-1925)
Entry ID: NCL00249_250_251_256_259

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Summary
Abstract: The Santo Domingo data resides in 1 book, 'Santo Domingo Cuadro Climatologico:
Resumen de las Observaciones de la Ciudad en 8 Anos de 1910 a 1917' (C/hc35
AO-3) written in Spanish. In these summaries, definitions are:

1. Hourly/daily/monthly/seasonal/annual data -- values determined for
each consecutive period, e.g. monthly temperature data: Jan 1900, Feb
1900, etc.

2. Long-term data -- values determined over a period of years, e.g.
long-term monthly temperature data using Jan 1901, Jan 1902, etc.

This book contains a table with daily, monthly, and annual surface weather
data for Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic from 1910 to 1917. The table
contains the following data: long-term daily mean maximum and minimum pressure,
temperature, humidity, and vapor pressure; long-term daily absolute maximum and
minimum temperature; long-term daily maximum total rainfall; long-term monthly
mean pressure, temperature, humidity, vapor pressure, and rainfall; long-term
monthly mean maximum and minimum temperature; long-term monthly mean number of
days with rainfall; long-term monthly maximum and minimum total rainfall;
long-term monthly maximum and minimum number of days with rainfall; long-term
annual mean pressure, temperature, humidity, vapor pressure, and rainfall;
long-term annual mean maximum and minimum temperature; long-term annual mean
number of days with rainfall; long-term annual maximum and minimum total
rainfall; and long-term annual maximum and minimum number of days with rainfall.

Additional Santo Domingo data resides in 1 book, ' Santo Domingo. Obras
Publicas. Observaciones Meteorologicas, 1914' (C/hc35 AO) written in Spanish.
In these summaries, definitions are as in the above. This book contains tables
of daily and monthly surface weather data for Santo Domingo, the Dominican
Republic from January, July, and August 1914. Tables contain the following data:
daily mean pressure, temperature, wet bulb temperature, humidity, vapor
pressure, and dew point; daily absolute maximum and minimum temperature; daily
total rainfall, total rainfall to that day in the month, and total rainfall to
that day in the year; monthly mean pressure, temperature, wet bulb temperature,
humidity, vapor pressure, and dew point; monthly absolute maximum and minimum
pressure and temperature; and monthly total rainfall, total annual rainfall up
to the end of the month.

Additional Santo Domingo data resides in 1 book, 'Santo Domingo Estacion
Meteorologico del Seminario Conciliar' (C/hc35 S471) written in Spanish. In
these summaries, definitions are as in the above. This book contains tables of
daily, monthly, and annual surface weather data for Santo Domingo, the
Dominican Republic for 1910 through January 1912. Cloudiness data are given on
a 0 to 10 scale from clear to complete cover. Daily data are missing for 1910
and for May and July 1911. Tables contain the following data: daily mean
pressure, temperature, humidity, vapor pressure, cloudiness, and surface wind;
daily absolute maximum and minimum temperature; daily total rainfall and wind
speed; monthly mean pressure, temperature, humidity, vapor pressure,
cloudiness, and surface wind; monthly mean maximum and minimum temperature;
monthly absolute maximum and minimum temperature, pressure, humidity, and
vapor pressure; monthly total rainfall; annual mean pressure, temperature,
humidity, vapor pressure, cloudiness, and surface wind; annual mean maximum
and minimum temperature; annual absolute maximum and minimum temperature,
pressure, humidity, and vapor pressure; and annual total rainfall.

Dominican Republic data resides in 1 book, 'Santo Domingo. Servicio
Meteorologico. Informe del Director, 1925' (C/hc35 AO-1 46216) written in
Spanish. In these summaries, definitions are as in the above. This book
contains monthly and annual surface weather data from the Dominican Republic
for 1925. The rainfall data from 72 reporting stations are contained in two
tables. Tables contain the following data: monthly total rainfall; monthly
number of days with rainfall; monthly maximum daily rainfall with dates of
occurence; annual mean monthly rainfall; annual total rainfall; annual number
of days with rainfall.

The Puerto Plata data resides in 1 book, 'Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic:
Weather Notes by the U.S. Consul' (C/hc 35S P97 34310). In these summaries,
definitions are as in the above. This book contains tables of monthly and
annual surface weather data from two reporting stations in the Puerto Plata
region of the Dominican Republic for September 1905 through December 1912.
Tables contain the following data: monthly absolute maximum and minimum
temperature (Jul 1908 - Jun 1909); monthly total rainfall; annual mean daily
pressure, temperature, and humidity; annual absolute maximum and minimum
pressure, temperature, and humidity; annual total rainfall; long-term monthly
mean temperature; long-term monthly mean maximum and minimum temperature; and
long-term monthly absolute maximum temperature.

These books are part of the foreign meteorological data collection held by the
NOAA Central Library in Washington, DC. Information in this collection dates
back to the 18th century for daily, monthly, seasonal, and annual tabular
summaries, and the 19th century for weather maps. These data are the result of
foreign exchange agreements, but the collection has not been updated since
1983.

Geographic Coverage
 N: 20.0 S: 17.0  E: -68.0  W: -72.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1905-01-01
Stop Date: 1925-12-31


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CARIBBEAN SEA > DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
GEOGRAPHIC REGION > EQUATORIAL


Science Keywords
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PHENOMENA >STORMS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >SURFACE PRESSURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE >ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE MEASUREMENTS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >MAXIMUM/MINIMUM TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC TEMPERATURE >SURFACE AIR TEMPERATURE    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY >SURFACE HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR >HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WATER VAPOR >WATER VAPOR >SURFACE HUMIDITY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >ATMOSPHERIC WINDS >SURFACE WINDS    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD PROPERTIES >CLOUD FREQUENCY    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >CLOUDS >CLOUD TYPES    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >PRECIPITATION AMOUNT    [Definition]
ATMOSPHERE >PRECIPITATION >RAIN >RAINFALL    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
CLIMATOLOGY/METEOROLOGY/ATMOSPHERE


Platform
GROUND STATIONS    [Information]


Instrument
HYGROMETERS    [Information]


Project
ESIP >Earth Science Information Partners Program    [Information]


Keywords
ANNUAL DATA
CLIMATOLOGY
DAILY DATA
DEW POINT
MONTHLY DATA
PUERTO PLATA
SANTO DOMINGO
SKY COVER
STATISTICS
SURFACE
VAPOR PRESSURE
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
WEST INDIES


Originating Center
NOAA/NESDIS/NODC/LISD


Data Center
Library Services Information Division, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.lib.noaa.gov/
Dataset ID: C/HC 35S P97 34310
Dataset ID: C/HC35 AO
Dataset ID: C/HC35 AO-1 46216
Dataset ID: C/HC35 AO-3
Dataset ID: C/HC35 S471

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ALAN KEIR MARTINSON
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2012-02-23

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