Monthly Archives: April 2010

>VERY PRELIMINARY April 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>The April 2010 SST data through the NOAA NOMADS website won’t be official until Monday April 10th. Refer to the schedule on the NOAA Optimum Interpolation Sea Surface Temperature Analysis Frequently Asked Questions webpage. However, the following are the preliminary … Continue reading

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>Mid-April 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>NOTE: The weekly OI.v2 SST data is available in two periods through the NOAA NOMADS website, from November, 1981 through 1989, and from 1990 to present. I’ve been providing these mid-month updates with graphs that include the full term of … Continue reading

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>Is The Difference Between NINO3.4 SST Anomalies And The PDO A Function Of Sea Level Pressure?

>In Misunderstandings about the PDO – REVISED, I showed that the Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO) does not represent the Sea Surface Temperature (SST) anomalies of the North Pacific (North of 20N), and that the PDO is not detrended SST anomalies … Continue reading

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>A Different Perspective Of The Rise In Global Temperature

>Figure 1 is a time-series graph of Global Temperature Anomalies (land and sea surface temperature) and linear trend from January 1850 to February 2010. Also listed on the graph is the calculation of the rise in global temperature (0.624 deg … Continue reading

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>Converting txt Data Into Columns In EXCEL

>You’ve made the decision to investigate climate data, or to verify a claim made by a blogger, or to check the graphs climate bloggers present in their posts. You want to make sure they’re not making incorrect claims or being … Continue reading

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>March 2010 SST Anomaly Update

>MONTHLY SST ANOMALY MAP The map of Global OI.v2 SST anomalies for March 2010 downloaded from the NOMADS website is shown below. Note the pattern of warm SST anomalies over the Southern part of the North Atlantic and cool SST … Continue reading

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>“Polar” Sea and Land Surface Temperatures (Not Anomalies)

> This post illustrates Arctic and Antarctic/Southern Ocean surface temperatures (not anomalies) using NCDC OI.v2 Sea Surface Temperature (SST) and CPC GHCN/CAMS t2m Land Surface Temperature (LST) data. The intent is simply to show the ranges of the annual variations … Continue reading

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