Publishing Details

Tool Type: 
Droppr
Publication Year: 
2009
Publisher: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Years Covered: 
1950 - 2000
Version: 
2.0
Primary Contact: 
Jawoo Koo
Lowest Geographic Unit: 
5 arc-minute gridcell

Abstract

Allows users to view and download monthly climate data over the period 1950-2000 for any user-selected location.

For each location the Droppr returns data on:

  • Country name
  • Admin unit names (3 levels)
  • Year and month
  • Monthy mean/total values of
    • Mean, max, min temp (°C)
    • Diurnal temp range (°C)
    • Rainfall (mm)
    • Wet days per month (days)
    • Frost occurrence (days)
    • Vapor pressure (hPa)
    • Cloud cover (%)

 

Citation

HarvestChoice, 2009. "CRU Monthly Climate Time Series (1901-2002)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at http://harvestchoice.org/node/667.

Additional Attributes

Data Sources/Credits:

CRU Ver: 2.1 (2005)

Keywords: Climate, Cloud Cover, DROPPR, Rainfall, Temperature, Vapor Pressure, Weather
Geographic Coverage: Angola, Benin, Burundi, West Africa, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic, Cameroon, Congo DR, Lesotho, Chad, Eritrea, Malawi, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Gabon, Madagascar, Namibia, Gambia, Rwanda, South Africa, Ghana, Seychelles, Swaziland, Guinea, Zambia, Guinea-Bissau, Somalia, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Tanzania, Liberia, Uganda, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: Droppr (MySQL, PHP, GoogleMap API, JavaScript)