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The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 5500+ locations.  This zip file has "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V7.1 (and later) format.

Several files are included:

2009_DesignDayCityCountry.csv   - this is the key to countries, cities and the key used for the epmacro defines to obtain the data
2009_Annual_DesignDay_AllRegions.zip  - this is a zip of the following zips:
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2009_Annual_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2009 edition.

Annual Design Conditions are (represented by the attachments in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) also discussed in this chapter.

The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 5500+ locations.  These zip files have "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V7.1 (and later) format.

Monthly design conditions for dry bulb temperature (with mean coincident wet bulb temperature) and wet bulb temperature (with mean coincident dry bulb temperature) for .4% and 2% are included.

Several files are included:

2009_DesignDayCityCountry.csv   - this is the key to countries, cities and the key used for the epmacro defines to obtain the data
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_AllRegions.zip  - this is a zip of the following zips:
(the following files are found, individually in the knowledge base article: 2009 Monthly Design Conditions Definitions (Individual Regions) for all ASHRAE Design Condition Locations

2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2009 edition.

Monthly Design Conditions (represented in the attachment in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) and how they are to be used are also discussed in this chapter.

The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 5500+ locations.  These zip files have "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V7.1 (and later) format.

Monthly design conditions for dry bulb temperature (with mean coincident wet bulb temperature) and wet bulb temperature (with mean coincident dry bulb temperature) for .4% and 2% are included.

Several files are included:

2009_DesignDayCityCountry.csv   - this is the key to countries, cities and the key used for the epmacro defines to obtain the data
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2009_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

A companion article ("2009 Monthly Design Conditions Definitions (All Regions) for all ASHRAE Design Condition Locations") contains one zip of the region zips shown above.

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2009 edition.

Monthly Design Conditions (represented by the attachments in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) and how they are to be used are also discussed in this chapter.

The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 6400+ locations.  This zip file has "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V7.1 (and later) format.

Several files are included:

2013_DesignDayCityCountry.csv   - this is the key to countries, cities and the key used for the epmacro defines to obtain the data
2013_Annual_DesignDay_AllRegions.zip  - this is a zip of the following zips:
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2013_Annual_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2013 edition.

Annual Design Conditions are (represented by the attachments in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) also discussed in this chapter.

The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 6400+ locations.  These zip files have "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V7.1 (and later) format.

Monthly design conditions for dry bulb temperature (with mean coincident wet bulb temperature) and wet bulb temperature (with mean coincident dry bulb temperature) for .4% and 2% are included.

Several files are included:

2013_DesignDayCityCountry.csv   - this is the key to countries, cities and the key used for the epmacro defines to obtain the data
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_AllRegions.zip  - this is a zip of the following zips:
(the following files are found, individually in the knowledge base article: 2013 Monthly Design Conditions Definitions (Individual Regions) for all ASHRAE Design Condition Locations

2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2013 edition.

Monthly Design Conditions (represented in the attachment in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) and how they are to be used are also discussed in this chapter.

The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 6400+ locations.  These zip files have "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V7.1 (and later) format.

Monthly design conditions for dry bulb temperature (with mean coincident wet bulb temperature) and wet bulb temperature (with mean coincident dry bulb temperature) for .4% and 2% are included.

Several files are included:

2013_DesignDayCityCountry.csv   - this is the key to countries, cities and the key used for the epmacro defines to obtain the data
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2013_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

A companion article ("2013 Monthly Design Conditions Definitions (All Regions) for all ASHRAE Design Condition Locations") contains one zip of the region zips shown above.

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2013 edition.

Monthly Design Conditions (represented by the attachments in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) and how they are to be used are also discussed in this chapter.

The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 6400+ locations.  This zip file has "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V8.0 (and later) format.

Several files are included:

2017_Annual_DesignDay_AllRegions.zip  - this is a zip of the following zips:
2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa

2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2017_Annual_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2017 edition.

Annual Design Conditions are (represented by the attachments in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) also discussed in this chapter.
The ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals specifies design conditions for 6400+ locations.  These zip files have "macro defined" sets for each in EnergyPlus V8.0 (and later) format.

Monthly design conditions for dry bulb temperature (with mean coincident wet bulb temperature) and wet bulb temperature (with mean coincident dry bulb temperature) for .4% and 2% are included.

Several files are included:

2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_1_Africa.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 1: Africa
2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_2_Asia.zip- design day definitions for WMO Region 2: Asia
2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_3_South_America.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 3: South America
2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_4_North_And_Central_America.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 4: North and Central America
2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_5_Southwest_Pacific.zip  - design day definitions for WMO Region 5: Southwest Pacific
2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_6_Europe.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 6: Europe
2017_Monthly_DesignDay_Region_7_Antarctica.zip - design day definitions for WMO Region 7: Antarctica

Climatic Design Conditions are discussed in the ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, Chapter 14, 2017 edition.

Monthly Design Conditions (represented by the attachments in EnergyPlus SizingPeriod:Designday form) and how they are to be used are also discussed in this chapter.