served from IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

*Time*(time)- grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1979) to (Feb 2002) by 1.0 N= 278 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

*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

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: *Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:39:07 GMT*

T | X | Y | |

NOAA NCEP CPC Merged_Analysis monthly v0203 ver1 prcp_est[ X Y | T] | M | M | M |
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- Monthly Climatology calculates a monthly climatology by averaging over all years.
- anomalies calculates the difference between the (above) monthly climatology and the original data.
- Integrate along X Y T
- Differentiate along X Y T
- Take differences along 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 |

Note on units