Climate model data

Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis

CanESM2 / CGCM4 Model Output


Models/CanESM2/esmHistorical/day/atmos:

Variables

Short nameLong nameUnits
cltTotal Cloud Fraction %
hflsSurface Upward Latent Heat Flux W m-2
hfssSurface Upward Sensible Heat Flux W m-2
hurRelative Humidity %
husSpecific Humidity 1
hussNear-Surface Specific Humidity 1
prPrecipitation kg m-2 s-1
prcConvective Precipitation kg m-2 s-1
prsnSolid Precipitation kg m-2 s-1
pslSea Level Pressure Pa
rhsNear-Surface Relative Humidity %
rhsmaxSurface Daily Maximum Relative Humidity %
rhsminSurface Daily Minimum Relative Humidity %
rldsSurface Downwelling Longwave Radiation W m-2
rlusSurface Upwelling Longwave Radiation W m-2
rlutTOA Outgoing Longwave Radiation W m-2
rsdsSurface Downwelling Shortwave Radiation W m-2
rsusSurface Upwelling Shortwave Radiation W m-2
sfcWindDaily-Mean Near-Surface Wind Speed m s-1
sfcWindmaxDaily Maximum Near-Surface Wind Speed m s-1
taAir Temperature K
tasNear-Surface Air Temperature K
tasmaxDaily Maximum Near-Surface Air Temperature K
tasminDaily Minimum Near-Surface Air Temperature K
uaEastward Wind m s-1
uasEastward Near-Surface Wind m s-1
vaNorthward Wind m s-1
vasNorthward Near-Surface Wind m s-1
wapomega (=dp/dt) Pa s-1
zgGeopotential Height m
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