CLIMATE5180 File

Monthly mean values of climate variables, based on the 1951-1980 climate normals.

Please read General Climate Information.

Monthly abbreviations: Always use the following abbreviations instead of the full month name. For example, substitute TMEANJAN (TMEANFEB, etc.) for TMEAN(month).

January Jan
February Feb
March Mar
April Apr
May May
June Jun
July Jul
August Aug
September Sep
October Oct
November Nov
December Dec


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Variable Definition Units
MAPUNITSoil map unit (relate field) 
XCOORDX coordinate of mapunit centroid 
YCOORDY coordinate of mapunit centriod 
SMHCSoil Moisture Holding Capacitymm
TMEAN(month)Mean temperature for the month°C
TMAX(month)Max. temperature for the month°C
TMIN(month)Min. temperature for the month°C
RAIN(month)Mean rainfall for monthmm
SNOW(month)Mean snowfall for monthcm
WIND(month)Mean windspeed for monthcm/sec
VAPOUR(month)Mean vapour pressure for monthmb
SOLAR(month)Mean solar radiation for monthcal/cm²/day
PE(month)Potential evapotranspiration (Penman's)
for month
DL(month)Mean daylength for monthhr/day