The UK daily temperature data describe maximum and minimum temperatures (air, grass and concrete slab) measured over a period of up to 24 hours. The measurements are recorded by observation stations across the UK and transmitted within NCM or DLY3208 or AWSDLY messages. The data span from 1853 to present.
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://licences.ceda.ac.uk/image/data_access_condition/ukmo_agreement.pdf. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data collated by the Met Office and archived in the Met Office's MIDAS database. Data are extracted from a sub-set of available tables and delivered to BADC approximately on a monthly basis as flat files.
Data undergo quality checking by the Met Office. State of the data in the quality control process and level of data quality are indicated using version numbers and quality control flagging with the data. See documentation about how to use the quality control flagging and version numbers. There are also some known data from commissioning trials in the data, which are given a src_id of 99999. These should be ignored by the user.
Data are ASCII formatted
|Thermometer||Deployed on: NCM (National Climate Message) Station Network|
|Thermometer||Deployed on: DLY3208 (Daily observations from Metform 3208) Station Network|
|Thermometer||Deployed on: AWSDLY (Automatic Weather Station Daily values) Station Network|
- long_name: 12 Hours Rainfall Amount
- names: 12 Hours Rainfall Amount
- long_name: 24 Hour Rainfall
- names: 24 Hour Rainfall
- long_name: Duration Of Rain
- names: Duration Of Rain
- long_name: Rain
- gcmd_url: http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G288
- gcmd_keyword: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain
- names: EARTH SCIENCE > Atmosphere > Precipitation > Rain, http://vocab.ndg.nerc.ac.uk/term/P041/4/G288