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CDIAC Climate Holdings Containing Surface Wind Data

Global Data Sets

Data Set Name Investigators Data Type/Format Period of Record
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 wind speed and direction Land 1971-2009; Ocean 1952-2008

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 observations of wind speed and direction 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 wind speed, dominant wind direction and frequency Varies by station; through 1993

08/2007