Data Delivery Details
This standard package for climate data includes:
Geographical domain  Choice of one region (see WorldWideHYPE model) 
Model version  WWH1.3.3 (GCM), WWH1.3.6 (RCM) 
Driving data 
Choice of one option:

Variables 
Choice of one option:

Delivery format  NetCDF for time series/indicators and shape file for catchment borders. 
Price  € 6,000 
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Global Regions From The WorldWideHYPE Model
Climate change impact river flow in the WorldWide HYPE model is compared to other climate services by:
Merks, C. Photiadou, F. Ludwig & B. Arheimer (2020) Comparison of open access global climate services for hydrological data, Hydrological Sciences Journal, DOI: 10.1080/02626667.2020.1820012, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/02626667.2020.1820012
The standard package includes time series for some 10 000 – 30 000 catchments in each region. Click on the maps below to enlarge them.
Standard Package Tables
Table1: Monthly time series (ECV). Monthly means for 19812100.
Variable  Aggregation  Unit  Definition 
River discharge (cout)  Monthly  m3/s  Volume rate of water flow that is transported through a given crosssectional area. It is synonymous to streamflow. 
Runoff (crun)  Monthly  mm/month  Runoff is defined as the sum of surface and subsurface runoff to streams for each grid cell or catchment. 
Variable  River discharge (cout) 
Aggregation  Monthly 
Unit  m3/s 
Definition  Volume rate of water flow that is transported through a given crosssectional area. It is synonymous to streamflow. 
Variable  Runoff (crun) 
Aggregation  Monthly 
Unit  mm/month 
Definition  Runoff is defined as the sum of surface and subsurface runoff to streams for each grid cell or catchment. 
Table 2: Climate Indicators (monthly). Monthly averages for the following 30yr periods: 19812010, 20112040, 20412070, 20712100
Indicator  Aggregation  Unit  Definition 
Precipitation mean  Monthly  mm/day  Calculated as the mean monthly values of daily precipitation averaged over a 30 year period. 
Mean Temperature  Monthly  C°  Calculated as the mean monthly values of daily mean temperature (at 2m height) averaged over a 30 year period. 
Heating degree  Monthly  C°  Calculated as the monthly sum of 17C° minus daily mean temperature (at 2m height) when it is below 17C averaged over a 30 year period. Zero values indicate no heating degree. 
Maximum temperature  Monthly  C°  Calculated as the maximum monthly values of daily maximum temperature (at 2m height) averaged over a 30 year period. 
Minimum temperature  Monthly  C°  Calculated as the minimum monthly values of daily minimum temperature (at 2m height) averaged over a 30 year period. 
Frost days  Monthly  no. of days  Calculated as the number of days per monthly when daily minimum temperature (at 2m height) is below 0oC, averaged over a 30 year period. 
Tropical nights  Monthly  no. of days  Calculated as the monthly number of days when daily minimum temperature (at 2m height) is above 20oC, averaged over a 30 year period. 
Table 3: Water Indicators (monthly). Monthly averages for the following 30yr periods: 19812010, 20112040, 20412070, 20712100.
Indicator  Aggregation  Unit  Definition 
Mean runoff (crun)  monthly  mm/month  Runoff is defined as the sum of surface and subsurface runoff to streams for each grid cell or catchment. The indicator is calculated as the monthly mean values of daily runoff averaged over a 30 year period. 
Mean water discharge (cout)  monthly  m3/s  River discharge is the volume rate of water flow that is transported through a given crosssectional area. It is synonymous to streamflow. The indicator is calculated as the monthly mean values of daily runoff averaged over a 30 year period. 
Mean soil moisture (srff)  monthly  –  Soil moisture is the water stored in the soil and is affected by precipitation, temperature, soil characteristics, and more. Here soil moisture is defined as soil moisture root zone (upper two soil layers) as fraction of the field capacity volume. The indicator is calculated as the mean monthly soil moisture root zone as a fraction of field capacity for a 30 years period. 
Wetness potential (epot, cprc)  monthly  mm/month  The indicator is calculated as the monthly mean values of precipitation minus potential evapotranspiration averaged over a 30 year period. 
Aridity potential (epot, cprc)  monthly  –  The indicator is calculated as the monthly mean values of the ratio between potential evapotranspiration and precipitation over a 30 year period. Potential evapotranspiration is the modelled evapotranspiration when there is abundant water. 
Aridity actual (evap, cprc)  monthly  –  The indicator is calculated as the monthly mean values of the ratio between actual evapotranspiration and precipitation over a 30 year period. Actual evapotranspiration is the modelled evapotranspiration computed only with available water. 
Water temperature in catchments (cct2)  monthly  °C  Water temperature is the simulated water temperature in a catchment. The indicator is calculated as mean monthly values of water temperature for a 30 years period. 
Table 4: Water Indicators (annual). Annual averages for the following 30yr periods: 19812010, 20112040, 20412070, 20712100.
Indicator  Aggregation  Unit  Definition 
Mean runoff (crun)  Annual  mm/month  Runoff is defined as the sum of surface and subsurface runoff to streams for each grid cell or catchment. The indicator is calculated as the annual mean values of daily runoff averaged over a 30 year period. 
Mean water discharge (cout)  Annual  m3/s  River discharge is the volume rate of water flow that is transported through a given crosssectional area. It is synonymous to streamflow. The indicator is calculated as the annual mean values of daily runoff averaged over a 30 year period. 
Flood recurrence (cout)  2,5,10, 50 year flood recurrence  m3/s  Distribution of annual maximum river discharge. The indicator is calculated as the 2, 5 ,10, and 50 year return period of annual daily maximum river discharge. 
Maximum river discharge (cout)  Annual  m3/s  River discharge is the volume rate of water flow that is transported through a given crosssectional area. The indicator is calculated as the mean annual daily maximum discharge over a 30 year period. 
Minimum river discharge (cout)  Annual  m3/s  River discharge is the volume rate of water flow that is transported through a given crosssectional area. The indicator is calculated as the mean annual daily minimum discharge over a 30 year period. 
Mean soil moisture (srff)  Annual  –  Soil moisture is the water stored in the soil and is affected by precipitation, temperature, soil characteristics, and more. Here soil moisture is defined as soil moisture root zone (upper two soil layers) as fraction of the field capacity volume. The indicator is calculated as the mean annual soil moisture root zone as a fraction of field capacity for a 30 years period. 
Aridity potential (epot, cprc)  Annual  –  The indicator is calculated as the annual mean values of the ratio between potential evapotranspiration and precipitation over a 30 year period. Potential evapotranspiration is the modelled evapotranspiration when there is abundant water. 
Aridity actual (evap, cprc)  Annual  –  The indicator is calculated as the annual mean values of the ratio between actual evapotranspiration and precipitation over a 30 year period. Actual evapotranspiration is the modelled evapotranspiration computed only with available water. 
Water temperature in catchments (cct2)  Annual  °C  Water temperature is the simulated water temperature in a catchment. The indicator is calculated as mean annual values of water temperature for a 30 years period. 
Table 5: Climate Indicators (Annual). Annual averages for the following 30yr periods: 19812010, 20112040, 20412070, 20712100.
Indicator  Aggregation  Unit  Definition 
Precipitation mean  Annual  mm/day  Calculated as the mean annual values of daily precipitation averaged over a 30year period. 
Longest dry spells  Annual  days  Calculated as the maximum number of consecutive dry days (daily precipitation < 1mm) over a 30 year period. 
Number of dry spells  Annual  No of. days  Calculated as the number of dry periods for more than 5 days for a 30 year period. 
Mean Temperature  Annual  C°  Calculated as the mean annual values of daily mean temperature (at 2m height) averaged over a 30 year period. 
Heating degree  Annual  C°  Calculated as the annual sum of 17C° minus daily mean temperature (at 2m height) when it is below 17C averaged over a 30 year period. Zero values indicate no heating degree. 
Maximum temperature  Annual  C°  Calculated as the maximum annual values of daily maximum temperature (at 2m height) averaged over a 30 year period. 
Minimum temperature  Annual  C°  Calculated as the minimum annual values of daily minimum temperature (at 2m height) averaged over a 30 year period. 
Frost days  Annual  no. of days  Calculated as the number of days per year when daily minimum temperature (at 2m height) is below 0oC, averaged over a 30 year period. 
Tropical nights  Annual  no. of days  Calculated as the annual number of days when daily minimum temperature (at 2m height) is above 20oC, averaged over a 30 year period. 