Past conditions

Past climate data download

Past climate reconstructions, calibrated and statistically downscaled using the WorldClim data for 'current' conditions. All data are in generic binary grid format

Last inter-glacial (LIG; ~120,000 - 140,000 years BP)
source: Otto-Bliesner et al., 2008
30 arc-seconds (~1 km): tmin tmax prec bio

Last glacial maximum (LGM; ~21,000 years BP)

source: Paleoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project Phase II (PMIP2) use conditions: please register with the PMIP2 project if you want to use these data; or want access to the original variables, we only provided data derived from the PMIP2 database.
2.5 arc-minutes
CCSM: bio
MIROC: bio

Mid-Holocene (~6000 BP)
source: Paleoclimate Modelling Intercomparison Project Phase II (PMIP2) use conditions: please register with the PMIP2 project if you want to use these data; or want access to the original variables, we only provided data derived from the PMIP2 database.
2.5 arc-minutes
CCSM:
MIROC: