Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station climatology data, 1957-present (ongoing).

This dataset contains the local climatological data (LCD) files for Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. These files are available for the period of record of January 1957 until present. The datafiles contain daily and monthly summary measurements in plain text format.

Each yearly zip file contains all available monthly LCD files for that year ( where YYYY is the year). The individual monthly files naming convention is MMYY.lcd, where MM = two digit month and YY = two digit year.

See 'LCDreadme.txt' for a detailed description and history of the LCD file contents.


Additional Information

Author South Pole Meteorology Office
Maintainer Antarctic Meteorological Research and Data Center
Version 2024-05
Last Updated May 23, 2024, 13:57 (UTC)
Created October 11, 2022, 15:30 (UTC)
Categories Observational data
Citation South Pole Meteorology Office: Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station climatology data, 1957-present (ongoing). AMRDC Data Repository, accessed DD-MM-YYYY,
Collection Begin Date 1957-01-01
Collection End Date Ongoing
Format Text