UEA CRU Global

UEA CRU Global: Historical monthly precipitation dataset for global land areas.


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Datasets and variables

UEA CRU Global prcp[ X Y | T]

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1900) to (Dec 1996) by 1.0 N= 1164 pts :grid
longitude grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (180W) to (176.25E) by 3.75 N= 96 pts :grid
latitude grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (87.5S) to (87.5N) by 2.5 N= 71 pts :grid


Hulme,M. (1992) A 1951-80 global land precipitation climatology for the evaluation of General Circulation Models Climate Dynamics, 7, 57-72

Hulme,M. (1994) Validation of large-scale precipitation fields in General Circulation Models pp.387-406 in, Global precipitations and climate change (eds.) Desbois,M. and Desalmand,F., NATO ASI Series, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 466pp.

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