Data: Contribution of anthropogenic warming to California drought during 2012-2014

Williams, A.P., R. Seager, J. Abatzoglou, B.I. Cook, J.E. Smerdon and E.R. Cook, 2015: Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 6819-6828, doi:10.1002/2015GL064924

[Auxiliary Material]

This website serves as a data portal for the climate, PET and PDSI fields presented and analyzed in the paper listed above. Links to the subdirectories containing the individual fields are provided in the below table (please see Table S1 in the supplemental materials of the paper for more information on the climate datasets used and the underlying references). All data files are provided in Matlab (.mat) format and each dataset is accompanied by an individual readme file that is located in the corresponding directory and provides more background on each file.

Data Files

Monthly Climate Fields

Montly Potential Evapotranspiration (PET) Fields

Annualized Summer Self-Calibrated Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSIsc) Fields

Metadata and Invariant Surface Parameters