CMIP5 - Data Access - Data Portal

CMIP5 (also CMIP3)

The ESGF enterprise system ( is the official site for CMIP3/5 model output. The old gateway ( and Earth System Grid (ESG) are deprecated and now shut down permanently. Please send e-mail to to report bugs and provide feedback.

The CMIP3/5 Data is available through the portal Earth System Grid Federation COG, on the page

It is highly recommended that you read the User Tutorials and FAQ pages first (linked on the site landing page).

See also IPCC AR5 timetable for estimation of due dates for some IPCC”s Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) activities.