Climate

Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station (CHIRPS)
The CHIRPS data products provide a measure of precipitation that incorporates both station and satellite information. The units for this data set are in mm
AfSIS Code: CHIRPS*
Products:Time series average, time series monthly averages, annual average, annual variances
Temporal Range: Jan 1981 – Jan 2015
Resolution: 5km
Data
ESA ECV Soil Moisture, Version 2
Soil moisture can be used to determine drought and erosion vulnerability. The units for this data set are in m^3/m^3
AfSIS Code: ECSM2ACT*, ECVSM2COM* ECVSM2PSV*
Products: Time series average, time series monthly averages, annual average, annual variances
Temporal Range: Jan 1978 – Dec 2013
Resolution: 30km
Data
Metadata
Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM)
The GPM Integrated Multi-satellitE Retrievals (IMERG) data product is the continuation of the completed Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM) and provides a measure of precipitation. The units for this data set are in mm
AfSIS Code: GPMIMERG*
Products:Products: Time series average, time series monthly averages
Temporal Range: Jan 2014 – Jan 2015
Resolution: 12km
Data
Tropical Rainfall Measurement Mission (TRMM)
The values represent rainfall in millimeters per day.
NASA Code: TRMM3B42
AfSIS Code: TRMM3B42*
Products: Time series average, time series average number of rainy days, time series modified fournier index, time series monthly averages, annual averages, annual average number of rainy days, annual modified fournier indices, annual variances
Temporal Range: Jan 1998 – Sep 2014
Resolution: 30km
Data
WorldClim Bio 12 Precipitation
The values represent the mean precipitation of all data constructed by the independent researchers of WorldClim. The values are expressed in mm.
AfSIS Code: BIO12*
Products: Time series average and time series modified fournier index
Temporal Range: 1950 – 2000
Resolution: 1000m
Data
WorldClim Bio 1 Temperature
The values represent the mean temperature of all data constructed by the independent researchers of WorldClim. The values are expressed in degrees Kelvin.
AfSIS Code: BIO1ALT
Products: Time series average
Temporal Range: 1950 – 2000
Resolution: 1000m
Data