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D1 - Meteorological Data

Station Elevation : 3739 m (12,264 ft)

The following meteorological data are from the D1 station on Niwot Ridge. The peak wind gust information is recorded instantaneously with a sampling interval of 5 seconds. The other measurements are one hour averages comprised of 720 samples collected at 5 second intervals. All the parameters are updated at the top of every hour. This page is also available displayed in U.S. customary units.

D1 Summary

D1 is an alpine tundra site located 2.6 km from the Continental Divide. This is the highest continuously operating weather station in North America. Topographic setting: ridge-top. Climate data completeness is good from 1953 to the present. Climate parameters measured include temperature, relative humidity, solar radiation, barometric pressure, wind speed, wind direction, precipitation, soil moisture, and temperature.

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At a glance

D1 - Meteorological Data

D1 meteorological station


Location Group: D1,

Found within: Niwot Ridge (USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve)
Located in: USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

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WARNING: These data are raw and have not been quality checked.

Q - questionable data based on preliminary automated quality control.
I - nonsensical data based on the physical range of the variable.
These flags will show up on the graph if any data points trip the automated quality control criteria.

Metric Measurements
U.S. Customary Measurements
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Cooperative Agreement #DEB-1637686. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necesarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

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