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CLIMATE 1

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Global climate data atlas consisting of a data base and a software for data access and visualization. The data base contains more than 1200 station data sets distributed all over the globe. Station data consist of 16 monthly mean data sets: Temperature: mean, min., max., extreme min. and max. rel. humidity, precipitation: mean, min., max., day maximum, days with precipitation, potential evaporation, global radiation, sunshine hours, wind speed and direction. Once a station is selected, its data are displayed graphically on the screen, and the data can be exported for other applications. A graphical user interface with topographic and climatic maps makes the tool easy to handle.

Expertise Required: 

None required.

Audience: 

Everybody who needs climatic data,

from building energy analysis to geography teaching.

Input: 

No input, just select a region and a station on a map

on a user-friendly graphical window.

Output: 

Climate data are shown graphically and as data,

can be exported as ascii file. Sun charts are given for each station selected.

Climatic maps (Koeppen and Troll types) are displayed.

Strengths: 

Global coverage of climatic data

and sun chart for each location

Country: 
Germany
Major Capabilities: 
Weather Data & Climate Analysis
Language: 
English
Platform: 
Windows
Last Software Update: 
07 January 2014
Last Entry Update: 
06 October 2015
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