To use the ICCLIM you first need to install the following python libraries:

Installation (Linux, OS X)


Make sure that Python 3.6+ and GCC are installed.

  1. Go to
  2. Download the last release: click to Source code (zip) or Source code (tar.gz).
  3. Extract the file.
  4. Go to extracted directory.
  5. Run the following commands:
gcc -fPIC -g -c -Wall ./icclim/libC.c -o ./icclim/libC.o

gcc -shared -o ./icclim/ ./icclim/libC.o

[sudo] python install

or if you don’t have root or sudo access, as a normal user:

python install --user
  1. Check if the library is installed correctly:
>>> import icclim

To get the version of installed library, do the following:

>>> icclim.__version__


ICCLIM was not tested on Windows platform…