WorldClim 1.4

From this page, you can download the WorldClim 1.4 climate data for 1960-1990.

These data are obsolete. Use WorldClim 2 instead.

See the Methods page for more info on how these data were generated, and this page for info on the data formats and units.

Generic grid format

variable 10 minutes 5 minutes 2.5 minutes 30 seconds
minimum temperature (°C * 10) tmin 10m tmin 5m tmin 2.5m tmin 30s
maximum temperature (°C * 10) tmax 10m tmax 5m tmax 2.5m tmax 30s
average temperature (°C * 10) tavg 10m tavg 5m tavg 2.5m tavg 30s
precipitation (mm) prec 10m prec 5m prec 2.5m prec 30s
bioclimatic variables bio 10m bio 5m bio 2.5m bio1-9,
10-19



ESRI grids
variable 10 minutes 5 minutes 2.5 minutes 30 seconds
minimum temperature (°C * 10) tmin 10m tmin 5m tmin 2.5m tmin 30s
maximum temperature (°C * 10) tmax 10m tmax 5m tmax 2.5m tmax 30s
average temperature (°C * 10) tavg 10m tavg 5m tavg 2.5m tavg 30s
precipitation (mm) prec 10m prec 5m prec 2.5m prec 30s
bioclimatic variables bio 10m bio 5m bio 2.5m bio 30s




There is also downscaled future climate data and paleo-climate associated with WorldClim 1.4.


Creative Commons License
WorldClim 1.4 (historical climate conditions) by Hijmans et al., 2005. Int. J. of Clim. 25: 1965-1978. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.