McMurdo Weather Office Automatic Weather Station Data, 2002 - present (ongoing).

These files contain monthly text-based observational data that is made available by automatic weather stations (AWS) maintained by the McMurdo Weather Office at McMurdo Station, Ross Island, Antarctica..

The files contain a three-line header with the name of the AWS, its ID number, Location (lat/lon) and elevation (ft.), and the month and year.

The data columns are as follows:

  • Day
  • Time (Z)
  • Temp (C)
  • Pressure (mb)
  • Alt (mb)
  • Sea (mb)
  • Wind Speed (m/s)
  • Wind Dir (T)
  • Gust (m/s)
  • Peak (m/s)
  • Min (m/s)
  • Max (m/s)
  • Relative Humidity (%)
  • DewPt (C)
  • Vis (ft)
  • VVis (ft)
  • Cloud1 (ft)
  • Cover1
  • Cloud2 (ft)
  • Cover2
  • Cloud3 (ft)
  • Cover3
  • Sky (/8)
  • Ceil (ft)
  • SkyCond
  • Surf
  • Horiz
  • PresWx
  • Remarks

Data

Additional Information

Author McMurdo Weather Office
Maintainer Antarctic Meteorological Research and Data Center
Version 2024-05
Last Updated May 23, 2024, 13:56 (UTC)
Created April 3, 2023, 17:45 (UTC)
Categories Automatic Weather Station
Citation McMurdo Weather Office. McMurdo Weather Office Automatic Weather Station Data, 2002 - present (ongoing). AMRDC Data Repository, accessed YYYY-MM-DD, https://doi.org/10.48567/ah1s-4613.
Collection Begin Date 2002-10-26
Collection End Date Ongoing
DOI https://doi.org/10.48567/ah1s-4613
Format Text
Principal Investigator(s) NIWC LANT Polar Programs AWS Network