Table 4: Reanalysis validation using independent station data for temperature.

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

  R2 s.d. RMSE s.d. MAE s.d.
CHELSA-GHCN 0.97 0.017 1.37 0.109 1.01 0.088
CHELSA-Mexico 0.81 0.036 1.95 0.103 1.43 0.100
CHELSA-FAO 0.96 0.037 1.50 0.296 1.02 0.209
CHELSA-Nordklim 0.75 0.08 1.17 0.233 0.86 0.179
CRUTEM4-GHCN 0.86 0.059 3.59 0.394 2.64 0.332
CRUTEM4-Mexico 0.19 0.064 2.87 0.296 2.33 0.269
CRUTEM4-FAO 0.80 0.113 3.31 0.891 2.15 0.989
CRUTEM4-Nordklim 0.29 0.165 2.57 0.439 1.82 0.323
  1. Values represent means over all months within the validation period for which station data were available.