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Impact of Aligning Climatological Day on Gridding Daily Maximum-Minimum Temperature and Precipitation over Canada

Hopkinson, Ron F.; McKenney, Daniel; Milewska, Ewa; Hutchinson, Michael; Papadopol, Pia; Vincent, Lucie A.


On 1 July 1961, the climatological day was redefined to end at 0600 UTC at all principal climate stations in Canada. Prior to that, the climatological day at principal stations ended at 1200 UTC for maximum temperature and precipitation and 0000 UTC for minimum temperature and was similar to the climatological day at ordinary stations. Hutchinson et al. reported occasional larger-than-expected residuals at 50 withheld stations when the Australian National University Spline (ANUSPLIN)...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
DOI: 10.1175/2011JAMC2684.1


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