Data Set Overview
|Data set||SAFARI 2000 Daily Rainfall Totals for Mongu, Zambia, 1999-2002|
|Project||Southern African Regional Science Initiative Project (SAFARI 2000)|
|Time period||1999-07-01 to 2002-06-30|
|Count||Earliest Date||Latest Date||Data Usage|
|Downloads||156||2007-12-13||2017-03-16||363 total files downloaded|
This data set contains daily rainfall totals (mm) from Mongu, in the Western Province of Zambia. The data were collected with a British standard 5 inch diameter rain gauge in a yard 30 m away from the Meteorological Department building near the Mongu Airport (north of downtown and approximately 20 km from the Kataba Local Forest where the permanent 30 m Mongu tower site is located). Rainfall readings were taken by ZMD staff each morning at 06:00 GMT. These data form the official government rainfall record for Mongu.The data files consist of 3 files, one for each year (July to Jun). Each files contains monthly columns with totals for each day of the month as well as a monthly total. The data files are stored as ASCII text files in comma-separated-value (csv) format.
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|Data File (Granule)||File Size||Dates|
|mongu_rainfall_1999-2000.csv||1.1KB||1999-07-01 - 2000-06-30|
|mongu_rainfall_2000-2001.csv||1.1KB||2000-07-01 - 2001-06-30|
|mongu_rainfall_2001-2002.csv||1.1KB||2001-07-01 - 2002-06-30|
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