Domain of the APHRODITE products. We defined three domains, Monsoon Asia (MA), Middle East (ME) and Russia (RU) and combined product (APHRO_PR) are available. We also released Japan area product APHRO_JP. Red, green and blue dots show stations corresponding to original rain-gauge data individually collected from local organizations, derived from precompiled datasets, and derived from global telecommunication system reports, respectively.

Release of the APHRODITE-2 products

  • APHRO_JP V1207 Japan Area, updated version (JST/UTC) (Kamiguchi et al., 2010)
    • APHRO_MA V1801_R1 Monsoon Asia Area Daily precipitation (New algorithm)
      • APHRO_MA V1101EX_R1 Monsoon Asia Daily precipitation (Yatagai et al., 2012)
        • APHRO_MA V1808 Temperature
          • APHRO_MA V1808 Temperature Climatology
            • APHRO_MA V1901 EOD adjusted Daily precipitation and its climatology
              • >> Download from here.

                Release of the APHRODITE-1 products

              • V1101(1951-2007)[Readme]
                • V1101_R2 [Readme]
                  • V1207_TEMP[Readme]
                    • >> Download from here.

                      Please inform us (aphrodite.precinfo(at) of downloading old datasets.

                      Data Sources

                      • Data sources for APHRODITE-1
                      • Data sources for APHRODITE-2
                        • [Organizations]
                          • ・Nepal: Department of Hydrology and Meteorology
                              • [Individuals]
                                • ・Prof. Nawada (kyoto University)