served from IRI/LDEO Climate Data Library

*Time*(time)- grid: /T (months since 1960-01-01) ordered [ (Dec 1870) (Jan 1871) (Feb 1871) ... (Feb 2004)] N= 402 pts :grid
*Longitude*(longitude)- grid: /X (degree_east) ordered (6W) to (80W) by 2.0 N= 38 pts :grid
*Latitude*(latitude)- grid: /Y (degree_north) ordered (10N) to (70N) by 2.0 N= 31 pts :grid

*bufferwordsize*- 4
*CE*- null
*CS*- null
*datatype*- realarraytype
*file_missing_value*- -9999
*missing_value*- NaN
*pointwidth*- 0
*units*- degree_Celsius
*standard units**- degree_Kelvin
*history*- Averaged over T2[1854, 2009] minimum 0.0% data present

Last updated: *Fri, 18 Sep 2015 18:39:07 GMT*

T | X | Y | |

NOAA NCDC ERSST version2 SST anomalies[ Y X | T] | M | M | M |
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- Monthly Climatology calculates a monthly climatology by averaging over all years.
- anomalies calculates the difference between the (above) monthly climatology and the original data.
- Integrate along Y X T
- Differentiate along Y X T
- Take differences along Y X T

RMS (root mean square with mean *not* removed) over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |

RMSA (root mean square with mean removed) over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |

Maximum over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |

Minimum over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |

Detrend (best-fit-line) over Y X T | Y X Y T X T | Y X T |

Note on units