Publishing Details

Tool Type: 
Publication Year: 
HarvestChoice/International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Years Covered: 
1950 - 2050
Primary Contact: 
Jawoo Koo
Lowest Geographic Unit: 
Level-3 administrative units


Allows users to review, graph and download data on average climatic conditions for monthly rainfall, min and max temperatures. Both current and future climates are plotted.

For the selected location, Droppr provides information on:

  • Country name
  • Admin unit (3 levels)
  • Monthly values of rainfall, and min and max temperature
  • For long-term average (1950 - 2000) and projected future (2050) conditions
  • Difference between historic and predicted


HarvestChoice, 2007. "WorldClim Mean Monthly Climate (1950-2000 averages)." International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC., and University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Available online at

Additional Attributes

Data Sources/Credits:

WorldClim, Robert Hijmans (2005), FutureClim, CIAT (2008)

Keywords: Climate, DROPPR, Rainfall, Temperature, Weather, World
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, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Liberia, Uganda, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, East & Central Africa, Southern Africa
Format/Platform: Droppr (MySQL, PHP, GoogleMap API, JavaScript)