NOAA NCEP CPC Merged_Analysis monthly latest ver2 prcp_est: CMAP Estimated Precipitation data

CMAP Estimated Precipitation from NOAA NCEP CPC Merged_Analysis monthly latest ver2: using rain gauge and satellite estimates.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time (time)
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1979) to (Oct 2016) by 1.0 N= 454 pts :grid
Longitude (longitude)
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (1.25E) to (1.25W) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Latitude (latitude)
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (88.75S) to (88.75N) by 2.5 N= 72 pts :grid

Other Info

CE
22
CS
0
datatype
realarraytype
maxncolor
254
missing_value
-999.0
scale_max
22.0
scale_min
0.0
standard_name
lwe_precipitation_rate
units
mm /day
standard units*
1.15740740740741×10-08 meter second-1
colorscale

References

Xie, P. and P. A. Arkin, 1996: Analyses of Global Monthly Precipitation Using Gauge Observations, Satellite Estimates, and Numerical Model Predictions. J. Climate, 9, 840 -858.

Xie, P. and P. A. Arkin, 1997: Global Precipitation: A 17-Year Monthly Analysis Based on Gauge Observations, Satellite Estimates and Numerical Model Outputs. BAMS, 78, 2539-2558.

Last updated: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 15:50:53 GMT

Data Views

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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