The monthly accumulated degree days °C

degree_days

Format

a 3 dimensional array [31 watersheds, 12 months, 21 years]

Source

  • HEC-5Q Model Output and Double Regression Temperature Modeling: Michael Wright mwright@usbr.gov

  • Data Wrangling and Additional Temperature Modeling: Sadie Gill sgill@flowwest.com

Details

For watersheds with HEC-5Q modeled results, the calculation for degree days is the sum of the daily mean values for each month.

For the other regions, the calculation for degree days is the monthly mean temperature multiplied by the number of days in the month.

For more details about the temperature modeling see stream_temperature