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CDIAC Climate Holdings Containing Atmospheric Pressure Data

Global Data Sets

Data Set Name Investigators Data Type/Format Period of Record
Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN); Vs. 1
(CDIAC NDP-041)
R.S. Vose et al. Surface stations; monthly mean sea-level pressure Varies by station; through 1990
Extended Edited Synoptic Cloud Reports from Ships and Land Stations Over the Globe, 1952-2009
(CDIAC NDP-026C)
C.J. Hahn, S.G. Warren, and R. Eastman Six-hourly synoptic observations of sea-level pressure Land 1971-2009; Ocean 1952-2008
Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN); Vs. 2
(Note: the above link takes you to NOAA's National Climatic Data Center website.)
R.S. Vose et al. Surface stations; monthly mean sea-level pressure Varies by station; some through most recent month
A Computer-Based Atlas of Global Instrumental Climate Data
(CDIAC DB-1003)

 
R.S. Bradley et al. Monthly, seasonal, and annual anomaly maps of sea-level pressure 1899 - 1991

Regional Data Sets

Data Set Name Investigators Data Type/Format Period of Record
Six- and Three-Hourly Meteorological Observations from 223 Former U.S.S.R. Stations (CDIAC NDP-048) V. Razuvaev et al. Surface stations; 6- and 3-hourly station pressure and mean sea-level pressure Varies by station; through 2000
Two Long-Term Instrumental Climatic Data Bases of the People's Republic of China
(CDIAC NDP-039)
S. Tao et al. Surface stations; monthly mean station pressure Varies by station; through 1993
A Databank of Antarctic Surface Temperature and Pressure Data (CDIAC NDP-032) P. D. Jones and P. A. Reid Surface stations; monthly mean sea-level pressure Varies by station; through 1999
Monthly Mean Pressure Reconstructions for Europe (1780-1980) and North America (1858-1980) (CDIAC NDP-025) P. D. Jones et al. Gridded; monthly and annual means of mean sea-level pressure Europe 1780-1980; N. America 1858-1980

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