Dataset Overview

Raw weather data for Lake Kivu from AWS Kivu, located on the Rwanda Energy Company platform, collected at 30-minutes intervals for 2012-2017. Variables include height at which wind was measured, air pressure, air temperature, rain, relative humidity, solar radiation, maximum wind speed, average wind speed, and wind direction.

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Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset has been completed

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86759 records with 13 fields

Data Availability

Available for download

Data License

CC BY - Attribution license logo

Preferred Citation

Rooney G, van Lipzig NPM, Thiery W (2018) Estimating the effect of rainfall on the surface temperature of a tropical lake, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 22, 6357-6369. Data available online at:

Update Frequency

As needed

Maintenance Plan

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Previous Versions
    • Version 1 - 25Feb2021 (created 2021-02-25 by Jason Stockwell)