cd102t.dat , cd102p.dat
These two ASCII datasets contain the monthly NCDC climate division - based regional data
for the mean monthly temperature (cd102t.dat) and total precipitation
These are the digital version of the outlooks as issued by CPC forecasters each month.
Forecasts are produced in graphical (map) form that display probability anomaly for the
most likely category (above, near or below median) and then are interpolated to the
Data are grouped according to the initial time of the outlook, and the lead time. Each
forecast is identified by a header record that identifies the month that the forecast was
issued forecast and its lead time. Two groups of data follow each header record; the first
contains the forecast values for the probability of the below normal class, and the second
contains the forecast probability of above normal.