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UKCP09: Gridded data sets of quantities derived from daily precipitation grids

Each zipped data block is selected by clicking on the table below. Annual zipped files contain 47 annual grid text files for the years 1960 to 2011. Seasonal files contain 46 grids for the years 1961 to 2011. The individual grids are named according to the following convention:

yyyy_season_variablename.txt

where yyyy is the year.

Precipitation total (mm)

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_totals (ZIP, 1.4 MB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_totals (ZIP, 1.4 MB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_totals (ZIP, 1.5 MB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_totals (ZIP, 1.5 MB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_totals (ZIP, 1.7 MB)

 

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Amount (mm) and date of greatest single-day precipitation

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_highest1day (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
  28 June 2013 Spring_highest1day_daynum (ZIP, 290 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_highest1day (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
  28 June 2013 Summer_highest1day_daynum (ZIP, 300 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_highest1day (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
  28 June 2013 Autumn_highest1day_daynum (ZIP, 280 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_highest1day (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
  28 June 2013 Winter_highest1day_daynum (ZIP, 280 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_highest1day (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
  28 June 2013 Annual_highest1day_daynum (ZIP, 350 KB)

 

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Amount (mm) and date of greatest two-day precipitation

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_highest2day (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
  28 June 2013 Spring_highest2day_daynum (ZIP, 290 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_highest2day (ZIP, 1.2 MB)
  28 June 2013 Summer_highest2day_daynum (ZIP, 310 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_highest2day (ZIP, 1.2 MB)
  28 June 2013 Autumn_highest2day_daynum (ZIP, 280 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_highest2day (ZIP, 1.2 MB)
  28 June 2013 Winter_highest2day_daynum (ZIP, 280 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_highest2day (ZIP, 1.2 MB)
  28 June 2013 Annual_highest2day_daynum (ZIP, 350 KB)

 

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Amount (mm) and date of greatest ten-day precipitation

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_highest10day (ZIP, 1.2 MB)
  28 June 2013 Spring_highest10day_daynum (ZIP, 300 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_highest10day (ZIP, 1.2 MB)
  28 June 2013 Summer_highest10day_daynum (ZIP, 320 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_highest10day (ZIP, 1.3 MB)
  28 June 2013 Autumn_highest10day_daynum (ZIP, 290 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_highest10day (ZIP, 1.3 MB)
  28 June 2013 Winter_highest10day_daynum (ZIP, 290 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_highest10day (ZIP, 1.3 MB)
  28 June 2013 Annual_highest10day_daynum (ZIP, 360 KB)

 

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1961-1990 90th percentile for single-day precipitation amount

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Spring_rain90perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Summer 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Summer_rain90perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Autumn_rain90perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Winter 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Winter_rain90perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Year 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Annual_rain90perc (TXT, 400 kB)

 

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1961-1990 99th percentile for single-day precipitation amount

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Spring_rain99perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Summer 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Summer_rain99perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Autumn_rain99perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Winter 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Winter_rain99perc (TXT, 400 kB)
Year 28 June 2013 1961-1990_Annual_rain99perc (TXT, 400 kB)

 

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Number of single-day rainfall events above the 1961-1990 90th percentile

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_ndays_above_90perc (ZIP, 450 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_ndays_above_90perc (ZIP, 450 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_ndays_above_90perc (ZIP, 440 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_ndays_above_90perc (ZIP, 450 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_ndays_above_90perc (ZIP, 600 KB)

 

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Number of single-day rainfall events above the 1961-1990 99th percentile

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_ndays_above_99perc (ZIP, 250 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_ndays_above_99perc (ZIP, 250 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_ndays_above_99perc (ZIP, 250 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_ndays_above_99perc (ZIP, 250 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_ndays_above_99perc (ZIP, 250 KB)

 

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Proportion (%) of precipitation total from events that exceed the 1961-1990 90th percentile

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_prop_above_90perc (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_prop_above_90perc (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_prop_above_90perc (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_prop_above_90perc (ZIP, 1.1 MB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_prop_above_90perc (ZIP, 1.1 MB)

 

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Proportion (%) of precipitation total from events that exceed the 1961-1990 99th percentile

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_prop_above_99perc (ZIP, 740 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_prop_above_99perc (ZIP, 760 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_prop_above_99perc (ZIP, 740 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_prop_above_99perc (ZIP, 720 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_prop_above_99perc (ZIP, 1.0 MB)

 

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Maximum number of consecutive wet days (>=10mm)

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_most_consec_wet_days (ZIP, 240 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_most_consec_wet_days (ZIP, 240 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_most_consec_wet_days (ZIP, 260 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_most_consec_wet_days (ZIP, 270 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_most_consec_wet_days (ZIP, 300 KB)

 

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Maximum number of consecutive dry days (<=0.2mm)

Season Last modified Download
Spring 28 June 2013 Spring_most_consec_dry_days (ZIP, 340 KB)
Summer 28 June 2013 Summer_most_consec_dry_days (ZIP, 340 KB)
Autumn 28 June 2013 Autumn_most_consec_dry_days (ZIP, 330 KB)
Winter 28 June 2013 Winter_most_consec_dry_days (ZIP, 350 KB)
Year 28 June 2013 Annual_most_consec_dry_days (ZIP, 380 KB)

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