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Daymet Data for Year 2016 Now Available

Daymet data is archived and distributed by the ORNL DAAC

Daymet data is archived and distributed by the ORNL DAAC

The popular Daymet Version 3 daily surface meteorology data have been updated to include all years 1980 - 2016 for North America, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii. Daymet output variables include the following parameters: minimum temperature, maximum temperature, precipitation, shortwave radiation, vapor pressure, snow water equivalent, and day length.

Daymet: Daily Surface Weather Data on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 3

Daymet data are provided as individual files, by variable and year, at a 1-km x 1-km spatial resolution and a daily temporal resolution. Data are in a Lambert Conformal Conic projection for North America and are distributed in a netCDF file (version 1.6) format compliant to Climate and Forecast (CF) metadata conventions.

Annual and monthly climatology summary data are also available:
Daymet: Monthly Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 3
Daymet: Annual Climate Summaries on a 1-km Grid for North America, Version 3

Data quality and uncertainty information for each 2-degree tile are also provided:
Daymet: Annual Tile Summary Cross-Validation Statistics for North America, Version 3

Daymet data are also accessible through a variety of tools and formats listed at https://daymet.ornl.gov.

Data Acknowledgements
Data authors: Thornton, P.E., M.M. Thornton, B.W. Mayer, Y. Wei, R. Devarakonda, R.S. Vose, and R.B. Cook.
Data center: ORNL DAAC
Sponsor: NASA EOSDIS