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  • CMIP5 monthly mean climatology fields matching those given in IPCC WG1 AR5 Annex I: Atlas of Global and Regional Climate Projections in Climate Change 2013, the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Climatologies have been calculated for global fields of Specific Humidity, Precipitation, Sea Level Pressure, Temperature, Wind and Downwelling Shortwave Radiation (Stoker et. al., 2013). The CMIP5 climatologies, calculated by the Centre for Environmental Data Analysis (CEDA), match those described in table AI.1 in Stoker et al (2013). Twenty- and thirty-year climatologies and climatological anomalies are calculated for experiments: piControl, 1pctCO2, historical, rcp26, rcp45, rcp60 and rcp85 produced by 39 models from 22 modelling centres. The monthly climatology data covers the period from 1850-2100. The climatologies are of global scope and are provided on latitude-longitude grids.