High resolution observational climatologies
CRU_TS 2.1This page provides access to the Climate Research Unit (CRU) high resolution climate data, version 2.1. Further details about this data can be found in a Tyndall Centre Technical report.
A description of the methods used is given in: Mitchell TD and Jones PD (2005) An improved method of constructing a database of monthly climate observations and associated high-resolution grids. International Journal of Climatology 25, 693-712 (doi:10.1002/joc.1181).
You can browse the file contents and download selections of data as spreadsheet files (comma-separated-variable [CSV] format) through the DDC file navigator.
Data accessSelect the time period, variable and format in the 3 columns of the table, and then click on `Get Data' or `View Metadata' to respectively, download the file or see more information about the file contents.
Page last modified: 16 May 2011