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Kadow, Christopher; Jaekel, Ilona; Wentzel, Bianca; Bahlo, Marcus; Cubasch, Ulrich (2017): Berlin Climate Record - Daily Precipitation - Inner City - 1876-1908. PANGAEA,, In: Kadow, Christopher; Wentzel, Bianca; Jaekel, Ilona; Bahlo, Marcus; Cubasch, Ulrich (2017): Berlin Climate Record - Inner City - 1766-1934. Institut für Meteorologie, Freie Universität Berlin, PANGAEA,

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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 1876-01-01 to 1908-12-31 we reactivate the long inner city precipitation record, related to Kadow et al. 2016. In this study, we digitized, analyzed, and corrected the precipitation data set on the daily time frequency. The dataset has been reconstructed from: "Das Klima von Berlin (III) Niederschlag, Luftfeuchtigkeit, Dampfdruck, Bewölkung, Sonnenscheindauer, Wind, Luftdruck - Abh. des Met. Dienstes der DDR Nr. 118, Band XV, Akademie-Verlag 1976".
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,
Latitude: 52.506000 * Longitude: 13.397440
Date/Time Start: 1876-01-01T12:00:00 * Date/Time End: 1908-12-31T12:00:00
Berlin_inner_City * Latitude: 52.506000 * Longitude: 13.397440 * Location: Berlin, Germany
Total daily precipitation in mm was corrected at all dates where the data set showed "-" or "0" mm. The "-" was meant to be for no rain at all. The "0" was meant to be for very small amounts of precipitation. Due to data standards, we changed the NAN value "-" to "0", and the the "0" to "0.01" to account for small amounts and the related rainy days.
Range and plausibility checks were done. No actual values were changed. To keep the record pure and raw as it was, in this study no additional bias correction method was applied.
#NameShort NameUnitPrincipal InvestigatorMethodComment
1DATE/TIMEDate/TimeKadow, ChristopherGeocode
2Precipitation, daily totalPrecip day totalmmKadow, Christopher
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