CHIRPS Pentad: Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station Data (version 2.0 final) (UCSB-CHG/CHIRPS/PENTAD)

Version 2.0

Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station data (CHIRPS)
is a 30+ year quasi-global rainfall dataset. CHIRPS incorporates
0.05° resolution satellite imagery with in-situ station data
to create gridded rainfall time series for trend analysis and seasonal
drought monitoring.

NameDescriptionGee Unit


UCSB/CHG (producer, licensor)
Google Earth Engine (host)
STAC Version 0.6.0
Keywords chg, climate, geophysical, precipitation, ucsb, weather
License proprietary
Temporal Extent 12/31/1980, 4:00:00 PM - now
Citation Funk, Chris, Pete Peterson, Martin Landsfeld, Diego Pedreros, James Verdin, Shraddhanand Shukla, Gregory Husak, James Rowland, Laura Harrison, Andrew Hoell & Joel Michaelsen. "The climate hazards infrared precipitation with stations—a new environmental record for monitoring extremes". Scientific Data 2, 150066. [doi:10.1038/sdata.2015.66]( 2015.
Type image_collection
GSD arc degreesm
Cadence custom
Asset schema {"name":"month","description":"Month","type":"DOUBLE"},{"name":"pentad","description":"Pentad","type":"DOUBLE"},{"name":"year","description":"Year","type":"DOUBLE"}