Table 1: Details of the datasets used in the study.

From: High-resolution near real-time drought monitoring in South Asia

Data Sources Spatio-temporal resolution Availability
APHRO-Precipitation http://www.chikyu.ac.jp/precip/english/ 0.25°, Daily 1951–2007
CHIRPS-Precipitation http://chg.geog.ucsb.edu/ 0.05° and 0.25°, Daily and Pentad 1981-present
Princeton-Temperature http://hydrology.princeton.edu/data/pgf/0.25deg/daily/ 0.25°, Daily 1948–2007
GEFS-Temperature https://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/forecasts/reforecast2/ 0.5°, 3-hourly 1984-present
WCLIM-Temperature http://worldclim.org/version2 2.5 arc minutes (0.05°), Average monthly 1970–2000
Drought Severity Index http://www.ntsg.umt.edu/project/modis/dsi.php 0.05°, 8 days 2000–2011
NDVI data https://lpdaac.usgs.gov/dataset_discovery/modis/modis_products_table/myd13a3 0.01°, Monthly 2000-present