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Extreme Precipitation Dataset of Weihe River Basin (1961-2016)

ZHOU Qi1ZHANG Haining1REN Yuanxin2
1College of Geography and Environment,Baoji University of Arts and Sciences,Baoji 721013,China2College of Urban and Environmental Sciences,Northwest University,Xi'an 710127,China


Published:Feb. 2021

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Key Words:

Weihe River Basin,extreme precipitation,rainfall intensity,heavy rainfall days


Extreme precipitation dataset of Weihe River Basin (1961-2016) was developed based on the daily precipitation data from 1961 to 2016 at 25 meteorological data collection stations, integrating with the data reprocessing and the linear trend method. This dataset includes: (1) Geo-location of data collection stations; (2) nine index data related to extreme precipitation, they are PRCPTOT, CWD, SDII, R10mm, R25mm, RX1day, RX5day, R95PTOT andR99PTOT; (3) mutation year of extreme precipitation index. The dataset is archived in .shp and .xlsx data format, and consists of 8 data files with 55.5 KB (compressed to one single file with 39.0 KB). The analysis paper based on the dataset was published at Scientia Geographica Sinica, Vol. 40, No. 5, 2020.

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (41771215); Shaanxi Province (2020SF-385)

Data Citation:

ZHOU Qi,ZHANG Haining,REN Yuanxin.Extreme Precipitation Dataset of Weihe River Basin (1961-2016)[DB/OL].Global Change Data Repository,2021.DOI:10.3974/geodb.2021.02.06.V1.


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1 ExtremePrecipitationWeiheBasin_1961-2016.rar 39.09KB