External Data Spec

HadEX2 - global climate extremes dataset

External Data Spec Published 23 Jun 2015
HadEX2 is a global land-based climate extremes dataset produced through the coordination of the joint WMO CCl/CLIVAR/JCOMM Expert Team on Climate Change Detection and Indices (ETCCDI) . It comprises of 27 indices of temperature and precipitation on a 2.5° x 3.75° grid from 1901 to 2010. The indices represent seasonal and/or annual values derived from daily station data. Data are calculated using RClimDex/FClimDex software; developed and maintained on behalf of the ETCCDI by the Climate Research Branch of the Meteorological Service of Canada.



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