French Polynesia data rescue

Background of the project : National action of preserving and inventorying climate archives at Météo-France since 2015. Few subdaily data for French Polynesia in the national database before 1965.

Actions:

Arranging, preserving and inventorying of climate archives of French Polynesia stored at the Météo-France's regional center in Tahiti (French Polynesia) have been carried out during the last three years:  252 linear meters of boxes of climate archives and 2307 lines in the Inventory file.

Imaging of daily weather reports and monthly climate reports have been done for 19 stations (outside dates : 1935-1980) during the last two years.

Digitising of subdaily data (pressure, temperature and cloud cover)  have been carried out for 3 stations Rairua, Rapa and Rikitea in 2017. 

Digitising of subdaily data (pressure, temperature and cloud cover)  have been carried out for 3 stations Hiva-Oa, Reao and Uturoa in 2018.

Digitisation of subdaily data will be continued the next two years for the 13 remaining stations.

 

Sponsor: 
Météo-France
Parameters: 
Temperature
Precipitation
Surface pressure
Wind
Other
Contact information (email address): 
sylvie.jourdain@meteo.fr