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Variables Frequency Aggregation EUP_WP21 EUP_WP22 EUP_WP23 SPECS_WP6.1 Available at SYSTEM4 seasonal hindcast Available at CFS_v2 reforecast Available at SPECS Comments
Air temperature Daily mean GSS, HI, HyI, HDD, UDIC AQUATOOL, E-HYPE, CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GUESS, MORDOR , (IC3) VORTEX, ENEA mean2t24 Derived (mean): tmp2m (6h) tas
Air temperature Daily minimum T<-17ºC, CI CGMS, GUESS, GLAM, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE), (MORDOR) ULEEDS mn2t24 Derived (minimum): tmin (6h) tasmin
Air temperature Daily maximum HI, FWI CGMS, GUESS, GLAM, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE), (MORDOR) ULEEDS, ENEA mx2t24 Derived (maximum): tmax (6h) tasmax
Air temperature Monthly mean (IC3) Derived (mean): mean2t24 (day) Derived (mean): tmp2m (6h) tas
Precipitation Daily mean GSP, HyI AQUATOOL, E-HYPE, CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GUESS, GLAM, MORDOR, (IC3) ULEEDS, IC3 tp Derived (accumulated): prate(6h) pr Accumulated or flux, which is preferred?
Precipitation Monthly (IC3) Derived (accumulated): tp (day) Derived (accumulated): prrate (6h) pr
Surface downwelling shortwave flux in air Daily mean CGMS, LPJml, JULES, GLAM, (MORDOR) ULEEDS, ENEA, IC3 ssrd Derived (mean): dswsfc (6h) rsds
Surface downwelling longwave flux in air Daily mean CGMS, LPJml, JULES strd Derived (mean): dlwsfc (6h) rlds
U-component Wind speed (at 10m) Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA Derived (mean): 10u (6h) Derived (mean): u-wnd10m (6h) uas
V-component Wind speed (at 10m) Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA Derived (mean): 10v (6h) Derived (mean): v-wnd10m (6h) vas
Wind speed (at 10m) Daily mean FWI CGMS, JULES, (AQUATOOL), (E-HYPE) Derived (module, mean):10u (6h), 10v (6h) Derived (module, mean): u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Derived (module, mean): uas (24h), vas (24h)
Wind speed (at 10m) Daily maximum (GUESS) Derived (module, maximum): 10u (6h), 10v (6h) Derived (module, maximum): u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Derived (module, maximum): uas (day), vas (day)
Wind speed (at 10m) Monthly mean CFU Derived (module,mean): 10u (6h), 10v (6h) Derived (module, mean): u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Derived (module): uas (mon), vas (mon)
Geopotential 850mb Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA z850 Derived:z850 (6h) Proxy: zg850 (mon)
U-component 850mb Wind speed Daily mean VORTEX u850 wnd850 Proxy: ua850 (mon)
V-component 850mb Wind speed Daily mean VORTEX v850 wnd850 Proxy: va850 (mon)
U-component 925mb wind speed Daily mean VORTEX u925 wnd925 No.
V-component 925mb wind speed Daily mean VORTEX v925 wnd925 No.
Geopotential height at 700hPa Daily At 12 UTC X MORDOR Derived:z700 (12h) gpm700 No.
Geopotential height at 1000hPa Daily At 12 UTC X MORDOR Derived:z1000 (12h) gpm1000 No.
Surface Runoff Daily mean (AQUATOOL) sro runoff No.
Sea level pressure Daily mean VORTEX msl Proxy:pressfc (6h) psl
Dew point temperature Daily mean UDIC (E-HYPE) 2d Proxy:q2m (6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) tdps
Total Runoff Monthly (AQUATOOL) ro) No. mrro Monthly?
Snowfall flux Daily mean GUESS, (E-HYPE) sf No. prsn
Water Evaporation from Soil Daily (GUESS) e No. Evlwr *Find out if they include transpiration
Water Evaporation from Soil Monthly GUESS, (AQUATOOL) e No. Evlwr *Find out if they include transpiration.Monthly?
Water Content of Soil Layer Daily mean (GUESS) Derived: swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4 (24h) Proxy: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4 (6h) No. Total?
Water Content of Soil Layer Monthly GUESS, (AQUATOOL) Derived: swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4 (24h) Proxy: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4 (6h) No. Monthly?
Sea surface temperature Daily mean VORTEX sst No. Proxy: tos (mon)
Sub-surface runoff rate Daily mean (AQUATOOL) ssrd No. No. Acording to System4 documentation, they are only available from 1981-1990 and 2009 to present
Geopotential 925mb Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA z925 No. No.
Wind Gust Daily maximum (GUESS) 10fg No. No.
Precipitation At noon Accumulated in the last 24h FWI No. prrate pr
Total Soil Moisture Content Daily mean (AQUATOOL) Proxy:swvl1, swvl2, swvl3, swvl4 (24h) Derived (sum: soilm1, soilm2, soilm3, soilm4)(6h) mrso
Surface air pressure Daily mean JULES, (IC3, E-HYPE) Proxy:msl (6h) pressfc Proxy:psl (24h)
Surface air pressure Monthly (IC3) Proxy:msl (6h) pressfc Proxy:psl (24h)
Specific humidity Daily mean JULES, (AQUATOOL), (GUESS), (GLAM) No. q2m No.
Moisture in Upper Portion of Soil Column Monthly (AQUATOOL) Proxy:swvl1 (24h) soilm1 No. What does Upper Portion mean?, Monthly?
Surface downwelling longwave flux in air At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Proxy: strd (24h) No. (6havgd:dlwsfc) No.
Surface downwelling shortwave flux in air At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Proxy: ssrd (24h) No. (6havgd:dswsfc) No.
Cloud area fraction Daily mean ENEA Proxy:tcc(6h) No. clt
Air temperature At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Proxy: 2t (6h) Proxy: tmp2m (6h) Proxy: tas (6h)
Relative humidity At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Proxy:2d (6h) Proxy:q2m(6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Proxy:tdps (24h)
Relative humidity At noon local standard time or daily mean point FWI Proxy:2d (6h) Proxy:q2m (6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Proxy:tdps (24h)
Relative humidity Daily mean CGMS, (E-HYPE) Proxy:2d(6h) Proxy:q2m (6h), tmp2m (6h), pressfc (6h) Proxy:tdps (24h)
Wind speed (at 10m) At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Proxy:10u (6h), 10v (6h) Proxy:u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Proxy:uas (24h), vas (24h)
Wind speed (at 10m) At noon local standard time point FWI Proxy:10u (6h), 10v (6h) Proxy:u-wnd10m (6h), v-wnd10m (6h) Proxy:uas (24h), vas (24h)
Cloudiness (in octas) At 7am, 2pm and 9pm (local time) point PET Proxy:tcc (6h) No. Proxy: clt (24h)
Relative humidity at 300mb Daily mean VORTEX Proxy:t (12h),q (12h) No. No.
Ozone Daily mean (JULES) Proxy:O3. Ozone max mixing ratio (12h) or Proxy: tco3. Total column ozone (24h) No. No. It needs clarification
Skin temperature Daily mean Meteoswiss No. Proxy: tmpsfc (6h) No.
Air temperature At noon local standard time point FWI No. No. No.
1.5M Temperature over tiles Daily mean (GUESS) No. No. No.
1.5M Temperature over tiles Daily maximum (GUESS) No. No. No.
1.5M Temperature over tiles Daily minimum (GUESS) No. No. No.
Precipitation hourly rate maximum GUESS No. No. No.
50 metre wind u-component B grid Daily mean IC3, (MORDOR) No. No. No.
50 metre wind u-component B grid Monthly IC3 No. No. No.
50 metre wind v-component B grid Daily mean IC3, (MORDOR) No. No. No.
50 metre wind v-component B grid Monthly IC3 No. No. No.
U-component 100 metre wind speed Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA, IC3 No. No. No.
V-component 100 metre wind speed Daily mean VORTEX, ENEA, IC3 No. No. No.
Surface snow amount Daily mean GUESS No. No. No.
Surface moisture Daily mean UDIC No. No. No. What does it refer to? Humidity? Water in soil?
Clear-sky (II) down surface SW flux Daily mean IC3, (GUESS) No. No. No. What does (II) refer to?
Clear-sky (II) down surface SW flux Monthly IC3 No. No. No.
Water sublimation flux Daily mean E-HYPE No. No. No.
1.5M Specific humidity over tiles Daily mean (GUESS) No. No. No.
Gridbox outflow Daily mean (Metoffice) No. No. No. This variable needs clarification
Net primary productivity Daily mean (Metoffice) No. No. No. What does it mean?
Net primary productivity on PFTS Daily mean (Metoffice) No. No. No. What does it mean?
Net down surface LW rad. flux (used for rlus) Daily mean (JULES) No. No. No.
Diffuse flux Daily mean (JULES) No. No. No.
Canopy throughfall rate Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. No. No.
Evaporation from Canopy Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. No. No.
Transpiration+soil evp on tiles Daily mean (AQUATOOL) No. No. No.
Transpiration Monthly (AQUATOOL) No. No. No. Monthly?
Soil Frozen Water Content Monthly (AQUATOOL) No. No. No. Monthly?
Solar Radiation (Global Horizontal Radiation) Daily mean ULEEDS, ENEA, IC3 No. No. No. It needs clarification. Horizontal?