Longterm Average Annual Rainfall (mm)
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Publishing Details

Map Type: 
Raster Map
Unit: 
mm
Publication Date: 
June, 2011
Publisher: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Years Covered: 
1901 - 2005
Version: 
SChEF r12.05
Primary Contact: 
Jawoo Koo

Abstract

Longterm average annual rainfall (mm) (1901-2005). (aggregation type: AVG)

Data Sources & Credits

University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (CRU). [Phil Jones, Ian Harris]. CRU Time Series (TS) high resolution gridded datasets. NCAS British Atmospheric Data Centre. Available from http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/data/cru (Accessed on 1 May 2011).

Citation

HarvestChoice, 2011. "Longterm Average Annual Rainfall (mm)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/node/4963.

Additional Attributes

Lowest Geographic Unit: sub-Saharan Africa
Geographic Coverage: West Africa, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: Data available for download in CSV format. Spatial data layer may be explored using MAPPR and downloaded in geoTIFF and ASCII raster formats.
Funding Agency: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Keywords: Climate, Rainfall, Weather