Table 1: Difference in R2 values before and after the downscaling from 0.75° resolution to 30 arc sec resolution by means of orographic wind effect correction globally and for five topographic complex regions.

From: Climatologies at high resolution for the earth’s land surface areas

Table 1: Difference in R2 values before and after the downscaling from 0.75° resolution to 30 arc sec resolution by means of orographic wind effect correction globally and for five topographic complex regions.
Month Alps Andes Himalaya Rocky Mnts. South Africa Global
1 0.03 0.03 0.02 0.00 0.02 0.01
2 0.05 0.02 0.03 0.01 0.02 0.01
3 0.05 0.02 0.06 0.02 0.01 0.01
4 0.08 0.00 0.14 0.02 0.03 0.02
5 0.03 0.01 0.10 0.00 0.00 0.01
6 0.01 0.01 0.17 0.01 −0.03 0.03
7 −0.03 0.02 0.20 0.01 −0.02 0.04
8 −0.04 0.01 0.15 0.00 −0.02 0.02
9 0.02 −0.01 0.13 0.00 0.02 0.01
10 0.03 0.00 0.07 0.00 0.02 0.01
11 0.02 0.03 −0.01 0.00 0.01 0.01
12 0.02 0.04 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01
  1. Positive values indicate an increase in fit between meteorological stations and model predictions, negative values indicate an increase in noise. Rocky Mnts, Rocky Mountains.