NOAA NCDC GCPS MONTHLY GRIDDED precipitation anomalies

precipitation anomalies from NOAA NCDC GCPS MONTHLY GRIDDED: Baseline climatological dataset of gridded temperature and precipitation anomalies derived from the Global Historical Climate Network.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time)
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1851) to (Dec 1993) by 1.0 N= 1716 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude)
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (0) to (5W) by 5.0 N= 72 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude)
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (90S) to (90N) by 5.0 N= 37 pts :grid

Other Info

missing_value
-9999.9902
units
mm
standard units*
0.001 meter
history
NOAA Baseline Climatological Dataset

References

Baker, C.B., J.K. Eischeid, T.R. Karl, and H.F. Diaz, 1994: The quality control of long-term climatological data using objective data analysis. Preprints of AMS Ninth Conference on Applied Climatology, Dallas, TX., January 15-20, 1995.

Last updated: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:48:28 GMT

Data Views

TXY
[ X Y | T]MMM


Filters

Here are some filters that are useful for manipulating data. There are actually many more available, but they have to be entered manually. See Ingrid Function Documentation for more information. Average over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Maximum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Minimum over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
Detrend (best-fit-line) over X Y T | X Y X T Y T | X Y T |
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Note on units