Historic monthly precipitation records spanning 1900-1998 in a 5° by 5° gridded format. The station data from which this data was constructed is an extended version of the CRU/US DOE data set, described in Eischeid et al. (1991)
1900 to 1998
'g55wld0098.dat' (Version 1.0) constructed and supplied by Dr Mike Hulme at the Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. This work has been supported by the UK Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (Contract EPG 1/1/48).
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