Daily files are in binary format and contain daily values of the climate variable indicated by the filename.
The scaling factor is the factor by which the data were multiplied before storage. To return the values to the correct units (described in the file header) divide the values in the files by the scaling factor.
For example, temperature is given in units of degrees C and has a scaling factor of 10. This means that a listed value of 56 is actually 5.6 C (56/10 = 5.6).User's Guide
The daily files are in binary format and have been compressed using the GNU software utility, gzip.
To extract data from a file you are interested in you will need to modify the biread.f program slightly. The variables 'fin' and 'fout' (biread,f lines 89 and 90) currently contain filenames which should be replaced to correspond to the file you wish to look at. You must also indicate which grid cell you wish to extract (biread.f, line 63). Note that since background cells are not stored in the daily files, the grid cell value will not equal the file position of the desired record.
Size (kBytes) Filename Compressed Decompressed README.vem 2 fsr.BI.gz 921 4826 fsr_sfc.BI.gz 903 4826 irr.BI.gz 2919 4826 p.BI.gz 830 4826 psr_sfc.BI.gz 2238 4826 psr_toa.BI.gz 83 4826 rh.BI.gz 1737 4826 sr.BI.gz 2806 4826 tn.BI.gz 1854 4826 tx.BI.gz 1887 4826 vp.BI.gz 2267 4826
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