Example data from the Potsdam weather station

Description

The potsdam data frame contains daily data of maximum, average and minimum air temperature, precipitation and air pressure (1979-2013) from the weather station at Potsdam, Germany

Usage

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Format

This data frame contains the following columns:

date

a character vector; calendar date (yyyy-mm-dd)

tmax

a numeric vector; daily maximum air temperature in deg. C

tavg

a numeric vector; daily average air temperature in deg. C

tmin

a numeric vector; daily minimum air temperature in deg. C

prec

a numeric vector; daily precipitation in mm

press

a numeric vector; daily air pressure in hPa

Details

The original data comes from ECA&D (see link below) and was assembled into a readable csv file. Note that this data must not be used for commercial purposes, see http://eca.knmi.nl/documents/ECAD_datapolicy.pdf. Quote from the document: "These data, which include many GCOS-defined Essential Climate Variables (ECVs) for the atmosphere near the surface, are strictly for use in non-commercial research and education projects only."

Source

http://eca.knmi.nl/dailydata/customquery.php

Examples

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