Climate Explorer

Home — Field: NCDC precip anom

Field

NCDC precip anom
more information NCDC gridded GHCN v2 precipitation anomalies
X axis: whole world in 72 5.00° steps, first point at 177.50° W, last point at 177.50° E
Y axis: regular grid with 36 5.00° steps, first point at 87.50° S, last point at 87.50° N

Monthly data available from Jan1900 to Dec2015 (1392 months)
Variable prcp (precipitation anomalies) in mm/month
Full metadata. The associated land/sea mask is available for some operations

Get grid points, average area or generate subset
Mask:   add a mask to the list help
Latitude: °N - °N help
Longitude: °E - °E
Boundaries:
Make: average max min set of grid points subset of the field help
Demand at least: % valid points in this region help
Considering: everything land points sea points show/hide more
only land points only sea points
not land points not sea points
help
Units: convert to mm/day leave in mm/month help
helpApply monthly high/low-pass filter
filter
cut-off value months
requiring at least % valid data
helpApply year-on-year high/low-pass filter
filter
cut-off value years
requiring at least % valid data
helpCreate a field with lower time resolution
New time scale:
New variable: of precip anom
Threshold:
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

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, NCDC precip anom is available as a netcdf file (size 3.43825 MB).