Gridded Climate Datasets: Land

CMAP Precipitation Monthly and pentad global gridded precipitation means. It includes a standard and enhanced version (with NCEP Reanalysis) from 1979 to near the present. Catalog
CPC .25x.25 Daily US Unified Precipitation High resolution gridded precipitation over the US (from station data) for 1948 to 2006 extending to the present for a real-time version. Catalog
CPC Hourly Precipitation NCEP's hourly gridded US station precipitation from 1948. Catalog
CPC Soil Moisture Monthly Gridded CPC Soil Moisture from a model from 1948 to present. Catalog
CRU Air Temperature and Combined Air Temperature/Marine Anomalies V4 Global gridded (5°x5°) monthly anomalies of observed air temperature and combined observed air and marine temperature (HADCRU4) from the mid 1800's to near present.Current version is V4.2.0 which was put out 5/9/2013. Catalog
Dai Palmer Drought Severity Index Monthly gridded global PDSI (Palmer Drought Severity Index) values from 1850-2010 from NCAR. Catalog
GFS Model Output A dataset of historical weather forecasts generated with a fixed numerical model. Daily forecasts are comprised of a 15 day, 15-member ensemble and include surface and pressure level variables. N/A
GHCN Version 3 Land Temperature Dataset GHCN V3 contains gridded temperature anomalies calculated from the GHCN version 3 monthly temperature data set. Catalog
GHCN version 2 Land Precipitation Dataset GHCN V2 contains gridded precipitation anomalies calculated from the GHCN version 2 monthly precipitation data set. 2,064 homogeneity adjusted precipitation stations were combined with a data set containing 20,590 raw precipitation stations throughout the world onto a 72x36 (5degx5deg) global grid. Catalog
NOAA GHCN_CAMS Land Temperature Analysis GHCN CAMS is a high resolution (0.5x0.5) analyzed global land surface temperatures from 1948 to near present. Catalog
GISS surface temperature analysis Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS/NASA) surface temperature analysis for the globe; globally gridded at a 2x2 resolution. Catalog
Global Precipitation Climatology Centre (GPCC) GPCC Global Precipitation Climatology Centre monthly precipitation dataset from 1901-present is calculated from global station data. Catalog
GPCP V2.3 Precipitation Global Precipitation Climatology Project monthly precipitation dataset from 1979-present combines observations and satellite precipitation data into 2.5°x2.5° global grids. Catalog
Livneh daily CONUS near-surface gridded meteorological and derived hydrometeorological data. This CONUS daily dataset from 1915 to 2011 is 1/16 resolution. The dataset variables have been generated using the Variable Infiltration Capacity VIC hydrologic model v.4.1.2.c which was driven with the companion meteorological data. Catalog
NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis A state-of-the-art analysis/forecast system is used to perform data assimilation using data from 1948 to the present. Catalog
NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis Products Derived at NOAA/PSL A subset of the NCEP/NCAR Reanalysis has been processed to create monthly means of the original data, and in some cases, derived variables or other statistics. Catalog
NCEP/DOE Reanalysis II A state-of-the-art analysis/forecast system is used to perform data assimilation using data from 1979 through 2003. A large subset of this data is available from NOAA/PSL in its original 4 times daily format and as daily averages. Catalog
NOAA Extended Reconstructed SST V3b A global monthly SST analysis from 1854 to the present derived from ICOADS data with missing data filled in by statistical methods. Catalog
NOAA's Outgoing Longwave Radiation–Daily Climate Data Record (OLR–Daily CDR): NOAA/PSL Interpolated Version Gridded daily 1x1 OLR CDR data from NCDC interpolated to -90 to 90. Catalog
NOAA High-resolution Blended Analysis of Daily SST and Ice. NOAA High-resolution Blended Analysis of Daily SST and Ice. Data is from Sep 1981 and is on a 1/4 deg global grid. Catalog
NODC (Levitus) World Ocean Atlas 1998 The atlas contains annual, seasonal, and monthly long term means for temperature and salinity at multiple depths. Several statistics, including nobs are included in separate files, along with two "mask" files. Catalog
NOAA's Precipitation Reconstruction (PREC) NOAA's Precipitation Reconstruction (PREC) Catalog
NOAA's Precipitation Reconstruction over Land (PREC/L) NOAA's Precipitation Reconstruction over Land (PREC/L) Catalog
PSL South America Daily Gridded Precipitation South America daily precipitation from gauges on 1.0 and 2.5 degree grids. N/A
North American Regional Reanalysis (NARR) NCEP's high resolution combined model and assimilated dataset. It covers 1979 to near present and is provided 8-times daily, daily and monthly on a Northern Hemisphere Lambert Conformal Conic grid for all variables. Catalog
Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent The NSIDC weekly snowcover and ice dataset has been interpolated to a 1°x1° Northern Hemisphere grid and a monthly time-scale covering 1971 to 1995. Catalog
NOAA-CIRES 20th Century Reanalysis (V2) 20th Century Reanalysis contains objectively-analyzed 4-dimensional weather maps and their uncertainty from the late 19th century to 21st century.Catalog
NOAA-CIRES 20th Century Reanalysis (V2c) NOAA-CIRES 20th Century Reanalysis V2c contains objectively-analyzed 4-dimensional weather maps and their uncertainty from the mid 19th century to 21st century.Catalog
NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis V3new! NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis V3 contains objectively-analyzed 4-dimensional weather maps and their uncertainty from the early 19th century to the 21st century. (20CR Project).Catalog
U. of Delaware Precipitation and Air Temperature Monthly global gridded high resolution station (land) data for air temperature and precipitation from 1900-2014. Catalog
Uninterpolated OLR Gridded OLR data from NCEP without interpolation. See the Interpolated OLR dataset for an interpolated version. Catalog
CPC Global Precipitation Daily Gridded CPC Precipitation for 1979 to present. Catalog
CPC Global Temperature Daily Gridded CPC Temperature from the GTS for 1979 to present. Catalog