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GPCC Full Data Reanalysis Version 7.0: Monthly Land-Surface Precipitation from Rain Gauges built on GTS based and Historic Data

| DOI: 10.5065/D6000072

This dataset contains the centennial Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) Full Data Reanalysis of monthly global land-surface precipitation based on the 75,000 stations world-wide that feature record durations of 10 years or longer. This product contains the monthly totals on a regular grid with a spatial resolution of 0.5, 1.0, and 2.5 degrees latitude by longitude. Precipitation anomalies at the stations are interpolated and then superimposed on the GPCC Climatology V2015 in the corresponding resolution. The temporal coverage of the dataset ranges from January 1901 until December 2013.

The GPCC Full Data Reanalysis is the most accurate in situ precipitation reanalysis data set of GPCC. In addition, it supports regional climate monitoring, model validation, climate variability analysis and water resources assessment studies.

Temporal Range:
1901-01-01 00:00 +0000 to 2013-12-01 00:00 +0000
Precipitation Amount
Vertical Levels:
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Data Types:
Spatial Coverage:
Longitude Range: Westernmost=180W Easternmost=180E
Latitude Range: Southernmost=90S Northernmost=90N Detailed coverage information
Data Contributors:
Deutscher Wetterdienst (German Meteorological Service), Germany
Schamm, K., M. Ziese, A. Becker, P. Finger, A. Meyer-Christoffer, U. Schneider, M. Schröder, and P. Stender, 2014: Global gridded precipitation over land: A description of the new GPCC First Guess Daily product Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 6, 49-60 (DOI: 10.5194/essd-6-49-2014).

Ziese, M., U. Schneider, A. Meyer-Christoffer, K. Schamm, J. Vido, P. Finger, P. Bissolli, S. Pietzsch, and A. Becker, 2014: The GPCC Drought Index - a new, combined and gridded global drought index Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 6, 285-295 (DOI: 10.5194/essd-6-285-2014).

Schneider, U., A. Becker, P. Finger, A. Meyer-Christoffer, M. Ziese, and B. Rudolf, 2013: GPCC's new land surface precipitation climatology based on quality-controlled in situ data and its role in quantifying the global water cycle Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 115, 15-40 (DOI: 10.1007/s00704-013-0860-x).

Becker, A., P. Finger, A. Meyer-Christoffer, B. Rudolf, K. Schamm, U. Schneider, and M. Ziese, 2013: A description of the global land-surface precipitation data products of the Global Precipitation Climatology Centre with sample applications including centennial (trend) analysis from 1901-present Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 71-99 (DOI: 10.5194/essd-5-71-2013).

Total Volume:
3.63 GB
Data Formats:
Related RDA Datasets:
GPCC Full Data Daily Version 1.0: Daily Land-Surface Precipitation from Rain Gauges built on GTS based and Historic Data
NOAA CPC Morphing Technique (CMORPH) Global Precipitation Analyses
NOAA CPC Morphing Technique (CMORPH) Global Precipitation Analyses Version 0.x
GPCP Version 2.2 Combined Precipitation Data Set
GPCP Version 1.2 One-Degree Daily Precipitation Data Set
More Details:
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