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Global Precipitation Climatology Centre Monthly Precipitation Dataset 1951-2004


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

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.