Monthly mean interpolated climatic fields for Kenya (2014)

Data creator : Pierre Camberlin [1] [2]
[1] : Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282) (Université de Bourgogne)
[2] : Observatoire des Sciences de l'Univers - Terre, Homme, Environnement, Temps, Astronomie (UAR 3245) (Université de Bourgogne)
Description :
Long-term mean monthly interpolated climatic data (minimum temperature, maximum temperature, precipitation amounts, parameters of Markov chains and gamma distribution for daily rainfall, solar radiation, relative humidity, wind speed) for Kenya (5.35°S to 4.32°N, 33.70°E to 41.95°E) at a resolution of 0.0417° (about 4.6 km).
Disciplines :
geography, physical (sciences of the universe), meteorology & atmospheric sciences (sciences of the universe)
Access details :
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General metadata

Data acquisition date : 2012
Data acquisition methods :
  • Derived or compiled data :
    Gridded interpolated data from previously published or unpublished station observations (long-term mean, various periods covering the years 1951-2010, mostly for the years 1961-1985), using local regression based on elevation and weighted by distance and topographical variables, and kriged residuals
Update periodicity : no update
Language : English (eng)
Formats : application/x-netcdf
Audience : University: master, Research


Spatial coverage :

  • Kenya: latitude between 4° 19' 12" N and 5° 20' 59" S, longitude between 33° 42' E and 41° 57' E

Time coverage :

  • Long-term monthly means: all time
Publications :
  • Spatial interpolation of daily rainfall stochastic generation parameters over East Africa (doi: 10.3354/cr01198)
Project and funder :
    • ANR (French National Agency for Research)
Record created 30 Aug 2016 by Pierre Camberlin.
Local identifier: FR-18008901306731-2016-08-30-05.


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Université de Bourgogne, Université de Franche-Comté, UTBM, AgroSup Dijon, ENSMM, BSB, Arts des Metiers