Climate Hazard group InfraRed Precipitation with Stations (CHIRPS - UCSB, USGS)

Data provided by:United States Geological Survey (USGS), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) - Climate Hazards Center (CHC)
Data accessibility:export data, visualization of data (e.g. web GIS or real time monitoring)
Link to the data:
File type:bil, NetCDF, tiff
Data type:hazard specific data
Disaster cycle phase:Disaster Risk Management
Satellites and Sensors:TRMM (TMI), DMSP 5D-2,-3 (SSM/I), Aqua (AMSR-E), NOAA 15-17 (AMSU-B)
Spatial coverage:Global
Spatial resolution:5000
Temporal coverage:Archive, Near-real time
Content dates:1981-today
Technical Specifications:
Contact:USGS contacts
Restrictions/ Citation of the dataset:

Funk, C.C., Peterson, P.J., Landsfeld, M.F., Pedreros, D.H., Verdin, J.P., Rowland, J.D., Romero, B.E., Husak, G.J., Michaelsen, J.C., and Verdin, A.P., 2014, A quasi-global precipitation time series for drought monitoring: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 832, 4 p.