Table 4: Temperature-only bioclimatic variables computed with MERRA data and United States Antarctic Program (USAP) meteorological stations.

From: MERRAclim, a high-resolution global dataset of remotely sensed bioclimatic variables for ecological modelling

Location Dataset bio1 bio2 bio3 bio4 bio5 bio6 bio7 bio10 bio11
Palmer MERRA −4.3 11.3 47.7 346.0 3.2 −20.6 23.8 0.0 −8.5
  USAP −1.3 12.1 48.3 345.4 8.8 −16.1 25.0 2.9 −5.6
McMurdo MERRA −21.3 18.9 47.7 721.4 −1.7 −41.2 39.6 −11.4 −28.2
  USAP −16.0 20.9 48.1 808.8 4.8 −38.7 43.5 −4.9 −23.5
Amundsen South Pole MERRA −45.3 19.3 45.4 907.8 −23.1 −65.9 42.8 −32.1 −53.2
  USAP −48.5 27.7 49.9 1130.2 −21.0 −76.6 55.6 −32.2 −58.0
  1. The unit for all the values is °C. NOTE: For Palmer station only records from 2007 to 2009 have been used.