DOE


DATA SETS    

 

 

DOE Precipitation and Temperature Anomalies

DOE is a dataset of precipitation and temperature anomalies

Spatial Coverage:

90N-90S (by 5.0), 0-355E (by 5.0)

Temporal Coverage:

1851-1990

Scientific Research/Reference:

  • P.D. Jones, S.C.B. Raper, B. Santer, B.S.G. Cherry, C. Goodess, P.M. Kelly, T.M.L. Wigley, R.S. Bradley, and H.F. Diaz (Eds.), 1985: A Grid Point Surface Air Temperature Data Set for the Northern Hemisphere. U.S. Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC, 251 pp.
  • J.K. Eischeid, H.F. Diaz, R.S. Bradley, and P.D. Jones (Eds.), 1991: A Comprehensive Precipitation Data Set for Global Land Areas. U.S. Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC, 82 pp.

Data:

Temperature data

  • Annual Anomalies
  • Monthly Anomalies
  • Seasonal Anomalies

Precipitation data

  • Annual Anomalies
  • Monthly Anomalies
  • Seasonal Anomalies
  • Data is in netCDF format

Note that if you need a specific subset of data within the parameters given above, the website below has a link that will subset the data and allow you ftp access to it.

DOE data provided by the NOAA-CIRES Climate Diagnostics Center, Boulder, Colorado, USA, from their Web site at http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/

Relevant website