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Cloud, radiation, and precipitation fields:
observations and results from CMIP3 and other climate models

This page can be used to create plots of the climatological distribution of cloud, radiation, and precipitation-related variables. You may plot either of two sets of observations, results from long climate model runs using specified sea surface temperatures (AMIP) or a coupled ocean (20th C), or the difference between a given model run and the corresponding observations.

For further details see "Evaluating the present-day simulation of clouds, precipitation, and radiation in climate models."

What kind of plot?
Which model? Kind of run? AMIP 20thC
Which set of observations?
Which variable?
Annual DJF MAM JJA SON Specify
Beginning month of season: Ending month:

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