Legate's Precipitation Climatology (1920-1980)

SOURCE: Legates

FORMAT: CCM2 History Tape (CCM2)

GRID: Global - T42 Gaussian (128 x 64), R15 Gaussian (48 x 40)

LEVELS: Surface

TIMES: Average of a given month over several years.

CURRENT HOLDINGS: Jan - Dec 1920-1980


Description Name Units Levels
Precipitation PRECT mm day-1 surface



  • LCT42mmMy1y2 (T42, corrected)
  • LUT42mmMy1y2 (T42, uncorrected)
  • LUR15mmMy1y2 (R15, uncorrected)
  • where mm=month, y1=starting year, y2=ending year One mean per volume.
    • e.g. LCT4201M2080 for January 1920-80 T42 corrected data.

Please use the ccm2nc software to convert ccm history tape format to netCDF.