Rainfall Datasets offered by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Entry ID: INDIA_IITM_RAINFALL

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The Indian rainfall data set was derived from 306 almost uniformly distributed stations for which rainfall data are available from 1871. The hilly regions consisting of four meteorological subdivisions of India which are parallel to Himalayan mountain range have not been considered in view of the meagre ... View entire text
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Description: Access to core monsoon region Central Indian Precipitation Index since 1948.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 36.0   S: 7.0   E: 97.0   W: 68.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: D.R. Kothawale, K. Rupa Kumar, D.A. Mooley, A.A. Munot, B. Parthasarathy, N.A. Sontakke
Dataset Title: IITM Indian regional/subdivisional Monthly Rainfall data set (IITM-IMR)
Dataset Release Place: Maharashtra, India
Dataset Publisher: Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Online Resource: http://www.tropmet.res.in/
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1871-01-01
Stop Date: 2003-12-31
Data Resolution
Temporal Resolution: monthly
Temporal Resolution Range: Monthly - < Annual
Instrument
RAIN GAUGES Ancillary Description
Use Constraints Copy Right:
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM)
Homi Bhabha Road
Pune 411 008, India

The accompanying data as described below may be freely used
and redistributed for non-profit and non-commercial research
purposes provided IITM is duly acknowledged as the data source. Any
redistribution should necessarily include this document.
Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Originating Center
Data Center
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Department of Science and Technology, India Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.tropmet.res.in/
Dataset ID: India Rainfall Data

Data Center Personnel
Name: V. V. SAPRE
Email: vvscpt at tropmet.res.in
Contact Address:
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Pune 411 008
City: Maharashtra
Country: India
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Distribution
Distribution Media: Online (HTTP)
Distribution Format: ASCII
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: INVESTIGATOR
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: vvscpt at tropmet.res.in
Contact Address:
Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology
Pune 411 008
City: Maharashtra
Country: India
Publications/References
Mooley, D. A., Parthasarathy, B., Sontakke, N. A., and Munot,
A. A 1981 : Annual rain-water over India, its variability and
impact on the economy. J. Climatol, 1, 167-186.

Parthasarathy, B., Sontakke, N. A., Munot, A. A. and
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1999-07-06
Last DIF Revision Date: 2009-11-05
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