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UCAR scPDSI
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X axis: whole world in 144 2.50° steps, first point at 178.75° W, last point at 178.75° E
Y axis: regular grid with 55 2.50° steps, first point at 58.75° S, last point at 76.25° N

Monthly data available from Jan1850 to Dec2018 (2028 months) , time refers to the time in years for mid-point of the month

Variable sc_PDSI_pm (Monthly Self-calibrated Palmer Drought Severity Index using Penman-Monteith PE) in
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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
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 scPDSI
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
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Compute zonal mean
Please consider downloading this field from the authoritative site.
If you really want to get it here, UCAR scPDSI is available as a netcdf file (size 61.2825 MB).