Historical Monthly and Derived Precipitation Products - 771m CRU TS

This set of files includes downscaled historical estimates of monthly totals, and derived annual, seasonal, and decadal means of monthly total precipitation (in millimeters, no unit conversion necessary) from 1901 - 2006 (CRU TS 3.0) or 2009 (CRU TS 3.1) at 771 x 771 meter spatial resolution.

For seasonal means, the four seasons are referred to by the first letter of 3 months making up that season:

  • JJA: summer (June, July, August)

  • SON: fall (September, October, November)

  • DJF: winter (December, January, February)

  • MAM: spring (March, April, May)

The downscaling process utilizes PRISM climatological datasets from 1961-1990.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Spatial resolution

771 meters

Temporal extent

Start date: January 1901

End date: December 2009

Credits

The following people worked on producing this data set:

  • Matthew Leonawicz
  • Michael Lindgren
  • Tom Kurkowski
  • Scott Rupp
  • John Walsh
Field Value
Source http://data.snap.uaf.edu/data/Base/AK_771m/historical/CRU_TS/Historical_Monthly_and_Derived_Precipitation_Products_771m_CRU_TS/
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