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Climate History of Northwest Oklahoma
Entry ID: USDA0073


Summary
Abstract: "Climate History of Northwest Oklahoma" is a dataset comprised
of climate records that have been kept at Woodward, Oklahoma,
since 1914 as part of ongoing agronomic and range science
research.


Collection Organization: Southern Plains Range Research Station.

Collection Methodology: Daily climatic records including high
and low temperature, relative humidity, pan evaporation,
rainfall, and windrun have been kept between 1914 and 1988.
Beginning in March 1988, electronically-based hourly records
have been recorded.

Collection Frequency: Daily 1914-1988 and hourly 1988-Present.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

Approximately 30,000 days for 6 data fields.
LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

These records are not available online. They are stored in
straight ASCII file format.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 37.0   S: 35.0   E: -97.0   W: -103.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1914-01-01
Quality The older temperature data were obtained using traceable
thermometers and hygrothermographs. Wind run, rainfall and pan
evaporation were measured using standard National Weather
Service equipment. The newer electronic instruments are checked
using traceable mercury thermometers, manual rain gauges, etc.
Data Center
Southern Plains Range Research Station, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.sprrs.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: PHILLIP L. SIMS
Phone: 405-256-7449
Fax: 405-256-1322
Email: psims at ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Southern Plains Range Research Station
2000 18th Street
City: Woodward
Province or State: OK
Postal Code: 73801
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 405-256-7449
Fax: 405-256-1322
Email: psims at ag.gov
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
Southern Plains Range Research Station
2000 18th Street
City: Woodward
Province or State: OK
Postal Code: 73801
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12


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