Meteorological data set of Gwadar Port, Pakistan (2014-2015)

Meteorological data set of Gwadar Port, Pakistan (2014-2015)

Gwadar deepwater port is located in the south of Gwadar city in the southwest of Balochistan province, Pakistan. It is 460km away from Karachi in the East and 120km away from the Pakistan Iran border in the West. It is adjacent to the Arabian Sea in the Indian Ocean in the South and the Strait of Hormuz and the Red Sea in the West. It is a port with a strategic position far away from Muscat, the capital of Oman.

This data is the measured meteorological data of Gwadar Port meteorological station (62.329494e, 25.233308n). The data time range is 2014-2015, and the data time resolution is one day.

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The data format is: SCV file.
The header used in the CSV file and the definition of each daily element contained in the dataset (such as
Available at each site) as follows:
Temp - average temperature (. 1 ° f)
Dewp - average dew point (. 1 ° f)
SLP - mean sea level pressure (. 1 MB)
STP average station pressure (. 1 MB)
Visib - average visibility (. 1 mile)
Wdsp – average wind speed (0.1 knots)
Mx0.1 SPD - maximum sustained wind speed
Gust - Maximum gust (. 1 knot)
Max - maximum temperature (. 1 ° f)
Min - minimum temperature (. 1 ° f)
PRCP precipitation (. 01 in)
SNDP - snow depth (0.1 in)
Frshtt - an indicator of the following events:
Foggy Area
Rain or drizzle
Snow or ice particles
Tornado / funnel cloud

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Wu, H. (2020). Meteorological data set of Gwadar Port, Pakistan (2014-2015). National Tibetan Plateau Data Center, (Download the reference: RIS | Bibtex )

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Geographic coverage
East: 62.33 West: 62.32
South: 25.23 North: 25.24
  • Temporal resolution: Daily
  • Spatial resolution: -
  • File size: 1 MB
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  • Access: Open Access
  • Temporal coverage: 2014-06-06 To 2015-12-31
  • Updated time: 2021-04-19
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