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The Pacific Rainfall Database (PACRAIN)

| DOI: 10.5065/XSZY-RV71

This historical dataset is recommended for ancillary use only and not as a primary research dataset. It has likely been superseded by a newer, improved dataset.


The Pacific Rainfall Database (PACRAIN) dataset contains daily and monthly precipitation from stations in the tropical Pacific Ocean. The most up to date versions of this data can be downloaded directly from the PACRAIN web site

PACRAIN was significantly improved in 2008. Please see the home web site

Temporal Range:
1874-01-01 to 2006-05-31
Precipitation Amount
Data Contributors:
Oklahoma Climatological Survey, Oklahoma
Related Resources:
Greene,J. Scott, Michael Klatt, Mark Morrissey, Susan Postawko, 2008: The Comprehensive Pacific Rainfall Database J. Atmos. and Ocean Tech., 25(1), 71-82 (DOI: 10.1175/2007JTECHA904.1).

Morrissey, M.L., M.A. Shafer, S. Postawko, and B. Gibson, 1993: Comprehensive Pacific rainfall data base. Tech. Note 93-003, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, University of Oklahoma, Norman, 18 pp.

Total Volume:
3.04 MB
Data Formats:
Metadata Record:
Data License:
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