Precipitation Datasets

Global Monthly Precipitation over Land: 50+ yrs

  • Includes data from years: 1948 - 2009

Xie-Arkin Monthly (CMAP)

  • Includes data from years: 1979 - 2002

Jaeger Climatology

  • Includes data from years: 1931 - 1965

Legates Climatology

  • Includes data from years: 1920 - 1980

Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU) Climatologies

  • Includes data from Jan 1979 - May 1994

Shea Climatology

  • Includes data from years 1950 - 1979

Hulme Climate Research Unit (CRU)

  • Includes data from years 1900 - 1998

NASA Water Vapor Project (NVAP) Daily Precipitable Water

  • Includes data from years 1988-1996

Global Precipitation Climatology Project (GPCP) Precipitation

  • Includes data from years 1979-2004

Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC)

  • Includes references to products provided by the GPCC

NOAA Climate Prediction Center (CPC) Precipitation