This data set produces hourly measurements of surface meteorological components, containing pressure, temperature, humidity, wind direction & speed, solar radiation and rainfall. The instruments have been on the observational grass field of DMH (Department of Meteorology and Hydrology) office in Sittwe, Myanmar since May 2005 (now in progress). This site has been operated in JAMSTEC/IORGC research project. (DMH: Department of Meteorology and Hydrology)
1) Data format
ASCII text files (csv files)
2) Spatial coverage & resolution
Longitude:92.9E, Latitude:20.2N, Elevation:1m a.s.l.
3) Temporal covergage & resolution
since May 2005, hourly
4) File size (total)
References & related publication
- Wu, P., J.-I. Hamada, S. Mori, Y.I. Tauhid, M.D. Yamanaka, and F. Kimura, Diurnal variation of precipitable water over a mountainous area of Sumatra Island. J. Appl. Meteorol., 42, 1107-1115, 2003.