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African Rainfall Climatology Version 2 - (ARC2)

Africa Rainfall Climatology 2.0 is a 29-yr precipitation estimation dataset centered over Africa at 0.1° spatial resolution. ARC2 uses inputs from two sources:

  1. 3-hourly geostationary infrared (IR) data centered over Africa from the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) and
  2. Quality-controlled Global Telecommunication System (GTS) gauge observations reporting 24-h rainfall accumulations over Africa.

Properties

Sensor SPOT/PROBA-V
Since 01-01-1983
Spatial Resolution 11 km
Temporal Resolution 10 Days, Monthly, 3 Months, 6 Months, Annually
Extent Eastern Africa
Format Geotiff
Source JRC via MESA Station

Derived Products

Derived sub-product Description Available
10d Cumulated precipitation estimate over 10 day since 1/1/1983
1mon Cumulated precipitation estimate over 1 month since 1/1/1983
3mon Cumulated precipitation estimate over 3 months since 1/1/1983
6mon Cumulated precipitation estimate over 6 months since 1/1/1983
1year Cumulated precipitation estimate over 1 year since 1/1/1983