Variable: Air temperature (near surface)

Definition
Full name Air temperature (near surface)
Definition Air temperature at a known height above the surface with the height specified in the metadata
Measuring Units K Uncertainty Units K
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units K (Stability /decade)

 

Comment:
Last modified: 2019-10-15
Classification
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Air temperature (near surface)
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Near Surface
  • Cross-cutting themes:

Requirements defined for Air temperature (near surface)  (9)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
70 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Climate-AOPC (deprecated) 0.1 K
0.15 K
0.3 K
25 km
50 km
100 km
3 h
6 h
12 h
24 h
36 h
2 d
Global firm 2007-07-19 AOPC
338 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface High Res NWP 0.5 K
0.8 K
2 K
1 km
5 km
20 km
10 min
30 min
2 h
10 min
30 min
2 h
Global firm 2010-02-01 JF Mahfouf
490 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Ocean Applications 0.1 K
0.5 K
1 K
0.5 km
1 km
10 km
30 min
60 min
3 h
5 min
60 min
6 h
Global ocean firm 2011-03-07 JCOMM (Ali Mafimbo)
723 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Aeronautical Meteorology 0.5 K
1 K
2 K
30 min
60 min
2 h
5 min
10 min
30 min
Point firm 2014-03-27 J van der Meulen
253 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Global NWP 0.5 K
1 K
2 K
15 km
50 km
250 km
60 min
6 h
12 h
6 min
30 min
6 h
Global reasonable 2009-02-10 John Eyre
426 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Nowcasting / VSRF 0.5 K
0.7 K
2 K
1 km
5 km
20 km
10 min
30 min
60 min
10 min
30 min
60 min
Global reasonable 2013-04-15 P. Ambrosetti
774 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 0.1 K 0.02 K 10 km 60 min Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)
2 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface CLIC (deprecated) 0.2 K
0.3 K
0.5 K
100 km
200 km
500 km
12 h
16 h
24 h
24 h
30 h
2 d
Global tentative 1998-10-29 WCRP
33 Air temperature (near surface) Near Surface Agricultural Meteorology 1 km
5 km
20 km
60 min
15 h
60 min
Global