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Global Precipitation Climatology Centre Monthly Precipitation Dataset 1951-2004

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General Info
Original or alternative title 
GPCC Global Precipitiation Climatology Centre monthly precipitation dataset
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1951 - 12/2004
Data type
Environmental monitoring:
  • GPS coordinates (GIS)
  • Longitudinal
Summary 

This dataset contains monthly precipitation data that is based upon readings from as many as 43,000 stations worldwide. The coverage of the dataset is not continuous over time. Quality-controlled data from 1986-2012 are also available. The data are available from the GPCC and fromthe NOAA/OAR/ESRL Physical Sciences Division (PSD), Boulder, Colorado, USA.

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Suggested citation 

Global Precipitiation Climatology Centre (Germany). Global Precipitation Climatology Centre Monthly Precipitation Dataset 1951-2004. Offenbach am Main, Germany: Global Precipitiation Climatology Centre (Germany).