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Kadow, Christopher; Wentzel, Bianca; Jaekel, Ilona; Bahlo, Marcus; Cubasch, Ulrich (2016): Berlin Climate Record - Daily Mean Temperature - Inner City - 1766-1934. PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.869767, In: Kadow, C et al. (2017): Berlin Climate Record - Inner City - 1766-1934. Institut für Meteorologie, Freie Universität Berlin, PANGAEA, https://doi.org/10.1594/PANGAEA.870862

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Abstract:
Berlin has one of the longest climate records in the world (Cubasch and Kadow, 2011). In the 17th century mainly the family of the astronomer Kirch started measuring the temperature and wrote down general weather patterns. In the beginning of the 18th century the measurements became more regular including multiple measures per day. Over time, more inner city stations appeared but also disappeared. Therefore, this Berlin Climate Record is a moving station, but representable for the inner city of Berlin. Many approaches were combining these datasets including bias correction efforts. With this dataset from 01.01.1766 to 31.12.1934 we reactivate the long inner city temperature record. In this study, we digitized, analyzed, and corrected the data set on the daily time frequency. The dataset has been reconstructed from: "Das Klima von Berlin (II) Temperatur - Abh. des Met. Dienstes der DDR Nr. 103, Band XIII, Akademie-Verlag 1971"
Related to:
Cubasch, Ulrich; Kadow, Christopher (2011): Global climate change and aspects of regional climate change in the Berlin-Brandenburg region. DIE ERDE - Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin, 142(1-2), 3-20, http://www.die-erde.org/index.php/die-erde/article/download/40/35
Coverage:
Latitude: 52.506000 * Longitude: 13.397440
Date/Time Start: 1766-01-01T12:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1934-12-31T12:00:00
Event(s):
Berlin_inner_City * Latitude: 52.506000 * Longitude: 13.397440 * Location: Berlin, Germany
Comment:
Air temperature in °C was corrected at the following dates:
1767-11-03 - Original: 1.7 - Now: 11.4 - Reason: Print Error
1786-03-08 - Original: 4.3 - Now: -4.3 - Reason: Missing minus
1823-01-01 - Original: 13.0 - Now: -13.0 - Reason: Missing minus
1850-09-04 - Original: 1.4 - Now: 11.4 - Reason: Print Error
1888-03-30 - Original: 0.3 - Now: 10.3 - Reason: Print Error
1903-03-25 - Original: 0.6 - Now: 10.6 - Reason: Print Error
1914-05-15 - Original: 10.8 - Now 16.8 - Reason: Typing Error
1917-01-12 - Original: 1.4 - Now: -1.4 - Reason: Missing Minus
1919-06-23 - Original: 16.5 - Now: 6.5 - Reason: Typing Error
1926-04-28 - Original: 10.5 - Now: 5.8 - Reason: Order Error
1926-04-29 - Original: 8.1 - Now: 10.5 - Reason: Order Error
1926-04-30 - Original: 5.8 - Now: 8.1 - Reason: Order Error
1928-02-26 - Original: 2.5 - Now: 5.5 - Reason: Typing Error
1932-07-20 - Original: 25.8 - Now: 15.8 - Reason: Typing Error
Range and plausablity checks were done and a re-check with the Dahlem temperature record in the time range of 1908-04-01 to 1934-12-31 was possible. To keep the record pure and raw as it was, in this study no additional bias correction method was applied.
Parameter(s):
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DATE/TIMEDate/TimeKadow, ChristopherGeocode
2Temperature, air, daily meanTTT daily m°CKadow, Christopher
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