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The Armagh Observatory Climate Observation Data (1796-present)

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Publication State: published


Data from the Armagh Observatory, founded in 1790 by Archbishop Richard Robinson. There are around 25 astronomers who are actively studying Stellar Astrophysics, the Sun, Solar System astronomy, and the Earth's climate. As well as astronomical observations various meteorological parameters have been recorded since 1794. The data held at the BADC are daily, mean monthly and seasonal and annual maximum and minimum temperatures from 1844, the 1m and 30 cm depth soil temperatures since 1904, precipitation since 1838 and sunshine daily and mean data produced by Armagh Observatory. If users wish to find data from other areas of work undertaken by the observatory they should visit the Armagh Observatory website.

Citable as:Armagh Observatory (2006): The Armagh Observatory Climate Observation Data (1796-present). NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre, date of citation.
Abbreviation: armagh
Keywords: Armagh Observatory, Historic observations, meteorology

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