Start option two ways:
You can also go to the FAO website, and manually enter coordinates.
Get the Aquastat climate Excel template with Download data files--on tools submenu of file menu. It will create graphs with correct scaling and symbology.
|Copy data from the browser window to the clipboard. You must be sure that you get all the data; it is far better to copy too much compared to too little.|
|Paste the data into the Excel spreadsheet. Put it below the data table, it does not matter where.|
|Copy just the numerical values for the parameters for the 12 months. Do not include the text titles, or the annual totals. However, you can see the total yearly precipitation and evapotranspiration, and get a sense about the local deficit or surplus.|
|Copy the data into the yellow part of the template at the top of the form.
|Tabs at the bottom of the spreadsheet will have three graphs
If you paste the graphs into Word, you are likely to have problems with placement of the axes and the legend unless you import as a picture. To avoid this, paste the graph into Paint, adjust the size, and then copy and paste into Word.
Climate information tool of FAO website--estimate parameters for climograph, and evapotranspiration
|You will get a table.
Select the data table, and copy it to the clipboard. Get too much in preference to too little.
|Open Excel and the Aquastat climate Excel template, and follow the directions above.|
Last revision 11/20/2015