Input data set: 20CRv3

Protocol relation: Protocol
Data Type: Climate related forcings
Simulation rounds: ISIMIP3a

Climate related forcing: Atmospheric forcings - standard.

20CRv3 global meteorological forcing data processed for ISIMIP3a. Daily data covering the period 1801-1900 (spinclim), 1851-1900 (transclim), 1901-2015 (obsclim, counterclim) on a 0.5°x0.5° lat-lon grid.

Scenarios: counterclim, obsclim, spinclim, transclim
Variables: hurs, huss, sfcWind, tasmax, tas, tasmin, rlds, rsds, ps, pr

Ensemble member 1 of NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis version 3 (Slivinski et al., 2019, DOI: and Compo et al., 2011, DOI: interpolated to 0.5° spatial resolution.

Data source

When referring to the NOAA-CIRES-DOE 20th Century Reanalysis version 3 data (20CRv3), the following papers should be cited:
- Slivinski, LC, Compo, GP, Whitaker, JS, et al. Towards a more reliable historical reanalysis: Improvements for version 3 of the Twentieth Century Reanalysis system. Q J R Meteorol Soc. 2019; 145: 2876– 2908.
- Compo, G.P., Whitaker, J.S., Sardeshmukh, P.D., Matsui, N., Allan, R.J., Yin, X., Gleason, B.E., Vose, R.S., Rutledge, G., Bessemoulin, P., Brönnimann, S., Brunet, M., Crouthamel, R.I., Grant, A.N., Groisman, P.Y., Jones, P.D., Kruk, M.C., Kruger, A.C., Marshall, G.J., Maugeri, M., Mok, H.Y., Nordli, Ø., Ross, T.F., Trigo, R.M., Wang, X.L., Woodruff, S.D. and Worley, S.J. (2011), The Twentieth Century Reanalysis Project. Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 137: 1-28.

Data link
The data can be downloaded from the ISIMIP Repository:
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