New dataset published in the CDS: Alpine gridded monthly precipitation data since 1871 derived from in-situ observations

We are pleased to announce that gridded fields of monthly precipitation for the Alpine region (eight countries) has been published in the Climate Data Store (CDS):

Alpine gridded monthly precipitation data since 1871 derived from in-situ observations

This dataset is also known as the Long-term Alpine Precipitation Reconstruction (LAPrec).

LAPrec was constructed to satisfy high climatological standards, such as temporal consistency and the realistic reproduction of spatial patterns in complex terrain. As the dataset covers over one-hundred years in temporal extent, it is a qualified basis for historical climate analysis in a mountain region that is highly affected by climate change.

For any enquiries regarding this dataset, please contact us.

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