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Air temperature data for C1 chart recorder from 1952-10-1 to ongoing, daily

Data set creator(s): Mark Losleben

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Temperature data have been collected on a daily time scale from the C1 climate station (3018 m) since 1952. Over time various circumstances have led to days with missing values.  Some missing values were estimated from redundant sensors and nearby climate stations using various methods.  Greenland 1987 was a basis for this methodology; however when it was not possible to use this methodology, new methods were developed.


Study site was C1 climate station (3018 m).

Date Range:

1952-10-1 to ongoing




maximum air temperature, minimum air temperature, average air temperature

Location: C1 chart recorder

At a glance:

C1 site
Elevation: 3048 m


Location Group: C1

Found within: Niwot Ridge (USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve)
Located in: USFS - UNESCO Biosphere Reserve
(Click to learn more about these locations)

More data from: C1

Core Data Set: No
Discipline: Climatology/meteorology
Award Or Grant: DEB1027341, DEB1637686

Data Citation

Losleben, Mark. 2019. Air temperature data for C1 chart recorder from 1952-10-1 to ongoing, daily. DOI: 10.6073/pasta/8779b274a15cdfe261ea11aa48763427

CU Boulder

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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