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By downloading the data you agree to cite the following peer reviewed article:
Karger, D.N., Conrad, O., Böhner, J., Kawohl, T., Kreft, H., Soria-Auza, R.W., Zimmermann, N.E., Linder, H.P. & Kessler, M. (2017) Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas. Scientific Data 4, 170122.
and:
Karger, D.N., Conrad, O., Böhner, J., Kawohl, T., Kreft, H., Soria-Auza, R.W., Zimmermann, N.E., Linder, H.P., Kessler, M. (2017) Data from: Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas. Dryad Digital Repository. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.kd1d4

A technical specification including the units used can be found here:
CHELSA V1.2: Technical specifications.


If you want to download the files in bulk download via wget scripts, you can also access the files on our file server.

88x31CHELSA Version 1.2 is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

CHELSA is an ongoing research project and we are updating it continuously. There might still be problems with the datasets and we are happy for any reports of bugs. Known issues can be found here

Projection parameters:
  • Geographic Coordinate System [EPSG 4326]
  • WGS84
  • proj4string= [+proj=longlat +datum=WGS84 +no_defs ]


The Digital elevation model on which CHELSA is based is GMTED2010, which can be downloaded here: Download GMTED2010 from the USGS website

If you having trouble downloading from this site, alternatively version 1.2 is also available at Dryad.

Older versions can be found here: ARCHIVE

No warranty or liability CHELSA is provided without any warranty of any kind whatsoever, either express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The creators of the product shall not be liable for incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of the use of any data.