Author:

Liang, X., Li, S., Zhang, SY, Huang, H. and S.X. Chen

Title:

Liang, X., Li, S., Zhang, SY, Huang, H. and S.X. Chen (2016). PM2.5 Data Reliability, Consistency and  Air Quality Assessment in Five Chinese Cities,  Journal of Geophysical Research¡ªAtmosphere,  121, 10,220_10,236.

Data Description

 

Main Information:

 

This hourly data set contains the PM2.5 data in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang. Meanwhile, meteorological data for each city are also included. The time period is between Jan 1st, 2010 to Dec 31st, 2015. Missing data are denoted as NA.

 

If you use this data set please cite the paper as below:

 

Liang, X., S. Li, S. Zhang, H. Huang, and S. X. Chen (2016), PM2.5 data reliability, consistency, and air quality assessment in five Chinese cities, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 10220–10236, doi:10.1002/2016JD024877.

 

Variables:

 

Column Name

Description

No

Row number

year

Year of data in this row

month

month of data in this row

day

day of data in this row

hour

hour of data in this row

season

season of data in this   row

PM

PM2.5 concentration   (ug/m^3)

DEWP

Dew Point (℃)

TEMP

Temperature (℃)

HUMI

Humidity (%)

PRES

Pressure (hPa)

cbwd

Combined wind direction

Iws

Cumulated wind speed (m/s)

precipitation

hourly precipitation (mm)

Iprec

Cumulated precipitation   (mm)


Data file:

FiveCitiePMData.rar