UKCP09 25 km grid
The 25 km resolution grid on which the UKCP09 probabilistic climate projections are available.
The HadRM3 has been used to downscale the global climate simulations to a spatial resolution better suited to that which has meaning in terms of impacts and adaptation assessments. This RCM operates at 25 km resolution.
The UKCP09 25 km grid has a rotated pole meaning that the grid orientation appears to be rotated anti-clockwise relative to true north. Each grid square is approximately 25 km x 25 km in size and is either assigned as land or sea. In total there are 434 land grid squares that define the UK and for which probabilistic climate projections are available.
- The UKCP09 25 km grid is displayed in Figure 7 of the UKCP09 Briefing report.
- Projections are provided for every 25 km grid square. A single grid square location is one of the elements that can be specified when building a request in the UKCP09 User Interface.
- Part of the UKCP09 methodology is consideration of the baseline 1961-1990 climate observational data which is also available at 25 km resolution.