Global Urban Heat Island (UHI) Dataset, v1

Data Type: Urban heat island
Spatial Resolution: ~ 1km
Source: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Publication Date: 2013
Urban Applicability: Good

A global dataset of Urban Heat Island (UHI) that measures the land surface temperature (LST) in celsius over urban areas. The data were collected in 2013 and include the average summer temperature during night and daytime, as well as the average temperature difference between urban and rural areas.


How to access:

Downloadable as four separate raster datasets (.png or .pdf).