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ARC weather and climate data for South Africa

Real-time, reliable, continuous weather data and climate information for the Agricultural Research Council's weather station network. Consists of over 600 stations distributed throughout South Africa.

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Author 1
Author first name
Author surname
Author organization
Agricultural Research Council
Agrometeorology and Climate Change
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Contact person
Contact 1
Contact name
Chris Kaempffer
Contact organization
Agricultural Research Council
Agrometeorology and Climate Change
Recommended citation MOELETSI ME, MYENI L, KAEMPFFER LC, VERMAAK D, DE NYSSCHEN G, HENNINGSE C, NEL I and ROWSWELL D (2022) Climate Dataset for South Africa by the Agricultural Research Council. Data 7(8) 117.
Did the author / contact organization collect the data? true
Name of organization that collected the data
Dataset language English
Publisher Agricultural Research Council
Publication date 2023-09-06
Project number P07000012 and P07000014
License Open (Creative commons)
License URL Not Available
Keywords temperature, windspeed, rain, solar radiation, humidity, pan evaporation, sunshine hours
Geographic location or bounding box coordinates [-22.1265, 16.4699, -34.8212, 32.8931]
Topic category Weather and climate data
Data structure category Structured (clearly labelled and in a standardised format)
Uploader estimation of extent to which data have been processed Refined
Is the data time series or static Time series
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Vertical extent datum masl
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I agree to the data management plan and terms and conditions of the WRO true