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NOAA NCEP CPC Merged_Analysis monthly v0203 ver1 prcp_est: CMAP Estimated Precipitation data

CMAP Estimated Precipitation from NOAA NCEP CPC Merged_Analysis monthly v0203 ver1: using rain gauge, satellite, and numerical model predictions.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1979) to (Feb 2002) by 1.0 N= 278 pts :grid
Longitude
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (1.25E) to (1.25W) by 2.5 N= 144 pts :grid
Latitude
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (88.75S) to (88.75N) by 2.5 N= 72 pts :grid

Other Info

CE
22
CS
0
maxncolor
254
missing_value
-999.0
scale_max
22.0
scale_min
0.0
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: Tue, 17 Dec 2013 21:03:57 GMT