Forest Change Data Catalogue


Annual precipitation (Price, D.T., McKenney, D.W. )

Average annual precipitation is the total amount of precipitation (mm) that falls in a year averaged over the time period being represented.

Data provided by: David Price, Dan McKenney

Reference: McKenney, D.W., Hutchinson, M.F., Papadopol, P., Lawrence, K., Pedlar, J., Campbell, K., Milewska, E., Hopkinson, R.F., Price, D. and Owen, T., 2011. Customized spatial climate models for North America. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 92(12), pp.1611-1622.

Years Scenario Description Data Type Link
1990-2010 RCP Reference Period The average annual precipitation calculated for a period from 1990-2010. This base line can be compared to the predicted average annual precipitation for various future climate scenarios. raster Download (0.63 MB)
2071-2100 RCP 2.6 The projected average annual precipitation for the period of 2071 to 2100 under RCP 2.6. raster Download (0.52 MB)
2011-2100 RCP 8.5 The projected average annual precipitation for the periods 2011-2040, 2041-2070 and 2071-2100 under the RCP 8.5 scenario. raster Download (1.6 MB)