Dataset Overview

These data are annual summaries of maximum temperature derived from models of historical weather observations. These data were downloaded from the National Center for Environmental Information.

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Purpose

As our climate changes, it is predicted that there will be greater variability in annual temperatures, as well as warmer maximum temperatures in the summer. Higher summer temperatures can lead to drought and heat stress to forests, resulting in declines in tree health and tree mortality.

Data Collection Status

Data collection for this dataset is ongoing

Start date

1895-01-01

Contents

8125 records with 6 fields

Data Availability

This dataset is downloadable from the FEMC, and available to download from another site.

Data License

Third party determines data license

Preferred Citation

Not provided

Update Frequency

Unknown

Maintenance Plan

Not provided

Links

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