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ICOADS v2.5 cloudcover
more information ICOADS 2-degree Enhanced
X axis: whole world in 180 2.00° steps, first point at 1.00° E, last point at 359.00° E
Y axis: regular grid with 90 -2.00° steps, first point at 89.00° N, last point at 89.00° S

Monthly data available from Jan1800 to Oct2020 (2650 months)
Variable cldc (Cloudiness Monthly Mean at Surface) in okta
Full metadata.

Get grid points, average area or generate subset
Mask:   add a mask to the list help
Latitude: °N - °N help
Longitude: °E - °E
Make: average max min set of grid points subset of the field help
Demand at least: % valid points in this region help
helpApply monthly high/low-pass filter
cut-off value months
requiring at least % valid data
helpApply year-on-year high/low-pass filter
cut-off value years
requiring at least % valid data
helpCreate a field with lower time resolution
New time scale:
New variable: of cloudcover
Minimum:% valid data
First apply:-month running mean
Missing data: ignore, climatology, trend, persistence.
helpCreate a field with lower spatial resolution
Average over blocks of longitude and latitude grid cells
getfieldtype: please ask me to add "cldc" to the lists in getfieldtype

Construct a statistical forecast model from this field

Compute anomalies

Compute zonal mean
Please consider downloading this field from the authoritative site.
If you really want to get it here, ICOADS v2.5 cloudcover is available as a netcdf file (size 81.9059 MB).