Global Ocean Surface Temperature
A series of analyses indicating the current and past conditions
of the surface waters of the world's oceans. Select
desired field from the menu at left.
Aids to interpreting plots:
||The long-term average of a given variable, often a 30-year period.
||The difference between the observed value of a variable and its climatological
||An anomaly of a given variable that has been divided by its standard
deviation over the base period considered.