Articles | Volume 14, issue 12
Data description paper
30 Nov 2022
Data description paper |  | 30 Nov 2022

The hourly wind-bias-adjusted precipitation data set from the Environment and Climate Change Canada automated surface observation network (2001–2019)

Craig D. Smith, Eva Mekis, Megan Hartwell, and Amber Ross

Data sets

Hourly wind-bias-adjusted precipitation data from the ECCC automated surface observation network Environment and Climate Change Canada

Short summary
It is well understood that precipitation gauges underestimate the measurement of solid precipitation (snow) as a result of systematic bias caused by wind. Relationships between the wind speed and gauge catch efficiency of solid precipitation have been previously established and are applied to the hourly precipitation measurements made between 2001 and 2019 in the automated Environment and Climate Change Canada observation network. The adjusted data are available for download and use.