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Oregon State University (OSU) PRISM Climate Data Available from The Climate Source

Abstract: The Climate Source is the exclusive distributor of spatial climate
data sets developed by the PRISM climate mapping program at Oregon
State University's Spatial Climate Analysis Service (SCAS).

Climate data for the lower 48 states are available: a full suite of 38
climate elements, including 1961-90 mean monthly and annual
precipitation; temperature; humidity; freeze dates; growing, heating
and cooling degree-days; precipitation and temperature extremes; and
many snowfall statistics. Data are available in a variety of formats
to be compatible ESRI's ARC-INFO and ArcView, MapInfo, Intergraph's
GeoMedia, and public domain GRASS.

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Description: The Climate Source list of climate data products

Description: Oregon State University PRISM Home Page
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.02   S: 24.06   E: -65.98   W: -126.02

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Chris Daly and George Taylor
Dataset Title: United States Average Monthly or Annual Climate Data, 1961-1990
Dataset Release Date: 2000-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Portland, OR
Dataset Publisher: Oregon State University
Version: Not provided
Online Resource:
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1961-01-01
Stop Date: 2000-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly, annual, climatological
Data Set Progress
Data Center
The Climate Source, Inc. Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 512-693-9007
Email: sales at
Contact Address:
The Climate Source
946 NW Circle Blvd #222
City: Corvallis
Province or State: Oregon
Postal Code: 97330-1410
Country: USA
Distribution Media: CD-ROM
Distribution Format: ASCII, ARC/INFO
Fees: See web site for details
Email: daly at
Contact Address:
Director, PRISM Group
Northwest Alliance for Computational Science & Engineering (NACSE)
2000 Kelley Engineering Center
City: Corvallis
Province or State: OR
Postal Code: 97331-5501
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-05-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-10-04