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Western North America historical gridded 6km daily climate data

Description:

This Western North America-based data set utilizes a variant of the NRCanMet gridding procedure, but with different input predictors and statistical methods. It is recognized as an improvement to NRCanMet, where overlap between the two datasets occurs in space and time.
A detailed description and validation of this dataset is available here.

Last Updated:
2017
Primary Developer:
PCIC
Timeframe:
1945 to 2012

Spatial Resolution:
500m

Temporal Resolution:
daily

Spatial Extent:
Western North America
Climate Parameters:
  • maximum temperature
  • minimum temperature
  • total precipitation

Approximate Dataset Volume/Primary Format:
500 GB/netCDF*
(*data available in subsets of full volume) GB=gigabyte TB=terabyte

Usage:

None at present.

Website:
https://data.pacificclimate.org/portal/gridded_observations/map/


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