University of Kansas Field Station

1986-2008: NESA Weather Station Data

Ku-nesa SCAN site
Ku-nesa SCAN site

These data were acquired independently by the Field Station from the NESA site, which is the same location where the NRCS SCAN data are currently collected. Data collection from this source ceased on 31 December 2008, when it was replaced by the NRCS SCAN program. Data and documentation are available in electronic format at the links below.

Data Archives

Data Documentation and Metadata

Consult the link above for all information on the operation of the station.

Raw Weather Data - Automated Station

The raw weather data from the NESA station are available in both daily and hourly summaries for 1989-2008. The data are presented in MS Excel format and organized by month.

Hourly data  -   Daily data Hourly data  -   Daily data
1990   -   1990 2001   -   2001
1991   -   1991 2002   -   2002
1992   -   1992 2003   -   2003
1993   -   1993 2004   -   2004
1994   -   1994 2005   -   2005
1995   -   1995 2006   -   2006
1996   -   1996 2007   -   2007
1997   -   1997 2008   -   2008
1998   -   1998
1999   -   1999
2000   -   2000


Example of naming conventions for files of raw hourly data:
NESA0208.xls = hourly raw data for the month of August 2002

Example of naming conventions for files of raw daily data:
24HR0507.xls = daily raw data for the month of July 2005

Precipitation Data - Automated Station

Precipitation data from the automated NESA weather station are available as either daily or monthly summaries for 1989-2008. The data are presented in MS Excel format.

Monthly Data 1989-2008


Daily data Daily data
1989 2001
1990 2002
1991 2003
1992 2004
1993 2005
1994 2006
1995 2007
1996 2008
1997
1998
1999
2000