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 data       graph  M    public GHCN version 2 Land Precipitation Mean (ghcngridded, precip.mon.total)    ?   F   I   M   background (external link) RSS Subscribe NOAA ESRL noaa_esrl_d9da_e1bb_00d8

The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String Grid
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.6, COARDS, ACDD-1.3
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String esrl.psd.data@noaa.gov
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String NOAA ESRL PSD
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/ (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL dataset_title String GHCN Version 3 Land Temperature and Version 2 Land Precipitation Dataset
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double 357.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 87.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double -87.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_resolution double 5.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double 357.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double 2.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_resolution double 5.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Originally created at NOAA/ESRL PSD by CAS 10/2011 from files obtained at NCDC
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/ghcngridded/precip.mon.total.nc.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String NOAA ESRL
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String climatology, data, earth, esrl, ghcn, ghcngridded, global, gridded, historical, laboratory, land, mean, meteorology, network, noaa, precip.mon.total, precipitation, rain, rainfall, research, system, time, version
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended
for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data
Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any
of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or
implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy,
completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 87.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String Surface Land
attribute NC_GLOBAL References String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/gridded/data.ghcnv2.html (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Source String Obtained from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/temp-and-precip/ghcn-gridded-products.php via ftp ftp://ftp.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/ghcn/v2/grid/
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/thredds/dodsC/Datasets/ghcngridded/precip.mon.total.nc (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double -87.5
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v29
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String Global Historical Climatology Network (GHCN) version 2 Land Precipitation Mean (ghcngridded, precip.mon.total)
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2015-05-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 1900-01-01T00:00:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String GHCN version 2 Land Precipitation Mean (ghcngridded, precip.mon.total)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double 2.5
dimension time   double nValues=1385, evenlySpaced=false, averageSpacing=30 days 10h 27m 24s
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double -2.2089888E9, 1.4304384E9
attribute time avg_period String 0000-01-00 00:00:00
attribute time axis String T
attribute time climo_timeperiod String 1961-1990
attribute time coordinate_defines String start
attribute time delta_t String 0000-01-00 00:00:00
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String Time
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
dimension latitude   float nValues=36, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=-5.0
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range float 87.5, -87.5
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude coordinate_defines String point
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String Latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
dimension longitude   float nValues=72, evenlySpaced=true, averageSpacing=5.0
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range float 2.5, 357.5
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude coordinate_defines String point
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String Longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable precip   float time, latitude, longitude
attribute precip actual_range float -518.35, 1693.9
attribute precip cell_methods String time: average (monthly from values)
attribute precip colorBarMaximum double 2000.0
attribute precip colorBarMinimum double -1000.0
attribute precip ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute precip level_desc String Surface
attribute precip long_name String GHCN V2 Gridded Precipitation
attribute precip missing_value float -9.96921E36
attribute precip parent_stat String Observation
attribute precip precision short 2
attribute precip standard_name String precip
attribute precip statistic String Mean
attribute precip units String mm
attribute precip valid_range float -1000.0, 2000.0
attribute precip var_desc String Precipitation

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