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Global Monthly Climatology for the Twentieth Century (New et al.)

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Data setGlobal Monthly Climatology for the Twentieth Century (New et al.)
Release date2000-09-18
ProjectClimate Collections
Time Period1900-01-01 to 1998-12-31


A 0.5 degree lat/lon data set of monthly surface climate over global land areas, excluding Antarctica. Primary variables are interpolated directly from station time-series: precipitation, mean temperature and diurnal temperature range.


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New, M., M. Hulme, and P.D. Jones. 2000. Global Monthly Climatology for the Twentieth Century (New et al.). ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
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  • readme_gis.txt
  • eastanglia_1901_1995.pdf
  • cru05.htm
  • cru05_doc.pdf
  • readme.txt
  • dataquality.txt

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