volume 121, issue 10, P5648-5663 2016
DOI: 10.1002/2016jd024781
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Abstract: The accuracy of any gridded climatic data sets is as important as their availability for regional climate and ecological studies. In this study, the accuracy of estimated precipitation in central Asia from three recently developed reanalysis data sets, Modern‐Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications (MERRA), ECMWF Interim Re‐Analysis (ERA‐Interim), and Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CFSR), is evaluated through comparisons with observations from 399 stations during 1979–2010. An interpolate…

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