Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas
Comparison to other high resolution climate products
CHELSA, as most other climate products is a ‘model’ that aims at representing reality as precise as possible. It is nevertheless just a model, and it has strength and weaknesses. Here we want to provide a simple comparison to some other products such as PRISM or WorldClim to illustrate some of the differences between these models.
Differences in annual precipitation between CHELSA and WorldClim.
Differences in annual precipitation between CHELSA and Prism.
Differences between CHELSA and WorldClim at a small scale
Differences between CHELSA and PRISM at a small scale