Dataset : Monthly mean interpolated climatic fields for Kenya



Pierre Camberlin (2014): Monthly mean interpolated climatic fields for Kenya . Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282). FR-18008901306731-2016-08-30-05

General metadata

Identifier : local : FR-18008901306731-2016-08-30-05
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)
Keywords :

Dates :
Data acquisition : 2012
Data provision : 1 Jan 2014
Metadata record :
Creation : 30 Aug 2016

Update periodicity : no update
Language : English (eng)
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

Administrative metadata

Data creatorAffiliation
Pierre CamberlinBiogéosciences (FRA)
Publisher : Laboratoire Biogéosciences (UMR 6282)
Science contact : Pierre Camberlin website e-mail
Computing contact : Pierre Camberlin website e-mail
Project and funder :
    • ANR (French National Agency for Research)
Access : restricted
Access details :
To access the data, please contact the scientific data manager.

Technical metadata

Formats : application/x-netcdf
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    Gridded interpolated data from previously published or unpublished station observations (long-term mean, various periods covering the years 1951-2010, mostly for the years 1961-1985), using local regression based on elevation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
Datatype : Dataset


  • Spatial interpolation of daily rainfall stochastic generation parameters over East Africa (doi: 10.3354/cr01198)
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