PSD Gridded Climate Dataset Attributes: Monthly


DatasetsAreal CoverageGrid SizeTime StepTime CoverageLevels
CMAP Precipitation Global2.5°x2.5° Monthly,Pentad1979- None
COBE-SST2 Sea Surface Temperature Global1.0°x1.0° Monthly1850-2012None
CPC Soil Moisture Global2.5°x2.5° Monthly1948-presentNone
CRU Air Temperature and Combined Air Temperature/Marine Anomalies V3 Global5.0°x5.0° Monthly1850-presentNone
CRU Air Temperature and Combined Air Temperature/Marine Anomalies V4 Global5.0°x5.0° Monthly1850-2013None
Dai Palmer Drought Severity Index Global: 58S-76N2.5°x2.5° Monthly1870-2010None
GHCN Version 3 Land Temperature Dataset Global5.0°x5.0° Monthly1900-presentNone
GHCN version 2 Land Precipitation Dataset Global5.0°x5.0° Monthly1900-presentNone
NOAA GHCN_CAMS Land Temperature Analysis new! Global0.5°x0.5° Monthly1948-presentNone
GISS surface temperature analysis Global1.0°x1.0° Monthly1880-presentNone
NCEP GODAS ocean analysis Global.3°x.3° Monthly1980-present 40
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) Global0.5°x0.5°,1.0°x1.0°, 2.5°x2.5° Monthly1901-presentNone
GPCP V2.2 Precipitation Global2.5°x2.5° Monthly1979-2013None
ICOADS Global2.0°x2.0°,1.0°x1.0° Monthly1800-presentNone
Interpolated OLR Global2.5°x2.5° Daily,Monthly1979-near presentNone
Kaplan SST Global5.0°x5.0° Monthly1856-presentNone
MSU Global2.5°x2.5° Daily, Monthly1979-1996None
NCEP Operational Analysis Global2.5°x2.5° Daily 1979-presentNone
NCEP Marine Global2.0°x2.0° Monthly1991-presentNone
NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Global2.5°x2.5°, T42 Gaussian, T62 spectral 4X Daily, Daily, Monthly1948-present17 pressure levels, 28 spectral
NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Products Derived at PSD Global2.5°x2.5°, T62 Gaussian Daily, Monthly1948-present17 pressure levels, 28 spectral
NCEP/DOE Reanalysis II Global2.5°x2.5° 4X Daily, Daily, Monthly1979-Dec 201217 Pressure levels
NOAA Extended Reconstructed SST Global1.0°x1.0° Monthly1854-presentNone
NOAA High-resolution Blended Analysis of Daily SST and Ice. Global.25°x.25° Daily1985-present None
NOAA Merged Land-Ocean Surface Temperature Analysis (MLOST) V3.5.3 Global1.0°x1.0°2.5°x2.5° Daily1940-2011None
NOAA Optimum Interpolation (OI) SST V2 Global1.0°x1.0° Monthly,Weekly1981-presentNone
NODC (Levitus) World Ocean Atlas 1994 Global1.0°x1.0° Monthly,AnnualClimoNone
NODC (Levitus) World Ocean Atlas 1998 Global1.0°x1.0° Monthly,AnnualClimoNone
NOAA's Precipitation Reconstruction (PREC) Global2.5°x2.5° Monthly1979-presentNone
NOAA's Precipitation Reconstruction over Land (PREC/L) Global2.5°x2.5° Monthly1948-presentNone
North American Regional Reanalysis (NARR) Northern Hemisphere32km grids 8X Daily, Daily, Monthly1979-Dec 201228 Pressure
Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent Northern Hemisphere1.0°x1.0° Monthly1971-1995None
20th Century Reanalysis (V2) Global2.5°x2.5° 4X Daily1871-201124 pressure levels
U. of Delaware Precipitation and Air Temperature Global Land0.5°x0.5° Monthly1901-2010None
Uninterpolated OLR Global2.5°x2.5° Daily1991-presentNone