UEA CRU TS3p1 monthly pre: precipitation data

monthly precipitation from UEA CRU TS3p1: TS3.1 Data: Mean surface climate data over global land areas.

Independent Variables (Grids)

Time
grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered (Jan 1901) to (Dec 2009) by 1.0 N= 1308 pts :grid
longitude
grid: /X (degree_east) periodic (179.75W) to (179.75E) by 0.5 N= 720 pts :grid
latitude
grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (89.75S) to (89.75N) by 0.5 N= 360 pts :grid

Other Info

correlation_decay_distance
450.0
datatype
doublearraytype
missing_value
9.96920997E36
standard_name
lwe_precipitation_rate
units
mm /month
standard units*
0.012 meter year-1

References

Harris, I., Jones, P. D., Osborn, T. J., and Lister, D. H., 2014: Updated high-resolution grids of monthly climatic observations - the CRU TS3.10 Dataset. Int. J. Climatol., 34: 623-642. doi: 10.1002/joc.3711

Mitchell, T. D., P. D. Jones. An improved method of constructing a database of monthly climate observations and associated high-resolution grids. Int. J. Climatol. 25, 2005

Last updated: Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:51:22 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