This dataset contains meteorological observations taken from Ben Nevis and Fort William (1883 -1904). These records were produced as part of the Operation Weather Rescue project.
Between 1883 and 1904, detailed meteorological observations were taken at the summit of Ben Nevis (56.80N, 5.00W, 1345m elevation) and in the town of Fort William (56.81N, 5.12W, 13m elevation). Hourly observations include temperature (both wet and dry bulb), rainfall, atmospheric pressure at both locations. Daily observations include minimum and maximum temperatures and rainfall. Additional observations taken at Fort William School during the same period are also included. Units are Celsius for temperature, mm for rainfall and mb for pressure.
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Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.
Data were digitised as part of the Operation Weather Rescue project and sent to the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA) for archiving.
Data are as given by the data provider, no quality control has been performed by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA)
Data are CSV formatted.
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|Weather Station||Deployed on: Fort William|
|Weather Station||Deployed on: Ben Nevis|