Articles | Volume 24, issue 2
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 919–943, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-919-2020
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 24, 919–943, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-24-919-2020
Research article
27 Feb 2020
Research article | 27 Feb 2020

Rainfall Estimates on a Gridded Network (REGEN) – a global land-based gridded dataset of daily precipitation from 1950 to 2016

Steefan Contractor et al.

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This paper provides the documentation of the REGEN dataset, a global land-based daily observational precipitation dataset from 1950 to 2016 at a gridded resolution of 1° × 1°. REGEN is currently the longest-running global dataset of daily precipitation and is expected to facilitate studies looking at changes and variability in several aspects of daily precipitation distributions, extremes and measures of hydrological intensity.