Rainfall - Windhoek (Namibia)

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Description

Rainfall over Windhoek (Namibia) as simulated by 21 climate models from 1951 to 2100 with (RCP4.5) and without (RCP8.5) climate change mitigation policy. City rainfall data are from a single site, corresponding to the center of a grid box. Read more technical information in the Additional information tab above. Differences between Raw and Ready to use data are illustrated below.

Rainfall over Windhoek (Raw)
Graphic of projected rainfall for Windhoek (Namibia) under two climate change mitigation policy scenarios (RCP4.5, RCP8.5). Represented climate data are raw data from IPCC models. https://theclimatedatafactory.com
Rainfall over Windhoek (Ready to use)
Graphic of projected rainfall for Windhoek (Namibia) under two climate change mitigation policy scenarios (RCP4.5, RCP8.5). Represented climate data are processed (bias-adjusted and quality controlled) data from IPCC models. https://theclimatedatafactory.com

Additional information

Variable

Precipitation

City

Windhoek

Country

Namibia

Region

Africa

Coordinates

17.09E -22.56N

Spatial resolution

0.25° x 0.25° Degrees

Time Resolution

Monthly, Daily

Start Date

01/01/1951

End Date

31/12/2100

Processing

Ready to use data (input quality control, remapping, concatenation, extraction, downscaling, standardization and quality control)

Remapping method

ERA5 reanalysis grid, Conservative remapping

Adjustment Method

CDF Transform method, ERA5 reanalysis

Experiment

CMIP5 (IPCC)

Scenario

Historical, RCP4.5, RCP8.5

Earth System Model

ACCESS1.0, ACCESS1.3, bcc-csm1-1, BCC-CSM1.1(m), BNU-ESM, CMCC-CM, CMCC-CMS, CNRM-CM5, GFDL-CM3, GFDL-ESM2G, GFDL-ESM2M, HadGEM2-CC, HadGEM2-ES, INMCM4, ipsl-cm5a-lr, IPSL-CM5A-MR, IPSL-CM5B-LR, MIROC5, MPI-ESM-LR, MPI-ESM-MR, NorESM1-M

File Format

csv

Version

20200315