This data set presents daily rainfall amounts in Indonesia during 1961-90. Rain gauge observation has been operated by the Indonesian meteorological and Geophysical Agency. The data has been collected and compiled under the research cooperation between JAMSTEC/IORGC and BPPT Indonesia.
1) Data format
ASCII text file.
Data are recorded as 12 column (month) x 31 row (day) at every station and every year.
Station name, obervational year, latitude (degree, minuite), longitude (degree, minuite), altitude and station number (Indonesian local) are indicated.
A missing value is indecated as "999.0".
2) Spatial coverage & resolution
Indonesia (157 stations)
3) Temporal covergage & resolution
1 January 1961 through 31 December, 1990 & daily (There are many missing data period. Only 46 stations have complete data more than 7 years.)
4) File size (total)
HAMADA, J-I., M. D.YAMANAKA, et al.(2002),Daily rainfall data over Indonesia during 1961-90,Institute of Observational Research for Global Change, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology. http://www.jamstec.go.jp/iorgc/hcorp/data/
References & related publication
- Hamada, J.-I., M. D. Yamanaka, J. Matsumoto, S. Fukao, P. A. Winarso and T. Sribimawati, 2002: Spatial and temporal variations of the rainy season over Indonesia and their link to ENSO. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan, 80, 285-310.
- Hamada, J.-I., M. D. Yamanaka, S. Mori, Y. I. Tauhid and T. Sribimawati, 2008: Differences of rainfall characteristics between coastal and interior areas of central western Sumatera, Indonesia. J. Meteorol. Soc. Japan, 86, in print.