Authors and acknowledgements

This document is currently maintained by Philip Brohan (philip.brohan @ All criticism should be directed to him - put please don’t send email, raise an issue instead.

All blame should go to the maintainer; credit is more widely distributed:

  • This document was written by Philip Brohan (Met Office). He was funded by the Joint DECC and Defra Integrated Climate Programme, DECC/Defra (GA01101).

  • The (pre-release) 20CRv3 data used were provided by the Twentieth Century Reanalysis team, led by Gil Compo.

  • Observations used for validation come from the DWR dataset.

  • Software used includes IRData for data access, Meteographica for weather maps, and SciPy.

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