This raster dataset depicts the annual precipitation by averaging monthly precipitation within the nine county San Francisco Bay Area Region, California in 2005. This data was primarily used in the climatic stratification of the annual grasslands for the vegetation dataset. It was also used to report climatic information in the Biodiversity Portfolio Reports in the Conservation Lands Network Explorer. This data comes from the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University. This dataset was developed/compiled for use in the San Francisco Bay Area Upland Habitat Goals Project and contributed to the developement of the Conservation Lands Network. Bay Area Open Space Council, GreenInfo Network, Conservation Lands Network, and San Francisco Bay Area Upland Habitat Goals Project. (2011). Annual Precipitation: San Francisco Bay Area, California, 2005. Bay Area Open Space Council. Available at http://purl.stanford.edu/wk458xt1234. PRISM Climate Group data: http://www.prism.oregonstate.edu/recent/ This layer is presented in the WGS84 coordinate system for web display purposes. Downloadable data are provided in native coordinate system or projection.
Bay Area Open Space Council
The Conservation Lands Network regional biodiversity GIS database