BackForward Variable: Dew Point Temperature

Full name Dew Point Temperature
Definition Temperature to which air must be cooled to become saturated with water vapor  at a known height  above surface, with the height specified in the metadata (K)
Measuring Units K Uncertainty Units K
Horizontal Res Units km Vertical Res Units
Stability Units K (Stability /decade)


Last modified: 2019-09-25
Applied in OSCAR/Space Gap Analysis: No
  • Domain: Atmosphere
    • Sub-domain: Basic atmospheric
      • Variable: Dew Point Temperature
        • Measured in Layers:
          • Near Surface
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Requirements defined for Dew Point Temperature  (1)

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Id Variable Layer App Area Uncertainty Stability / decade Hor Res Ver Res Obs Cyc Timeliness Coverage Conf Level Val Date Source
777 Dew Point Temperature Near Surface Climate Monitoring (GCOS) 0.1 K 0.02 K 10 km 60 min Global reasonable 2019-09-25 GCOS-200: The Global Observing System for Climate: Implementation Needs (Published 2016)