Historic temperature record

E. Linacre


In 1997 the US National Climatic Data Center at Asheville, North Carolina issued an improved set of monthly temperature data from 7000 stations around the world (1). The earliest data are for 1701 AD. The information is available free of charge and is kept up to date.



(1) Peterson, T.C. and R.S. Vose 1997. An overview of the Global Historical Climatology Network temperatre database. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 78, 2837-49.