Atmospheric Temperature - AFRICA

This series of charts includes global analyses of surface and near-surface air temperature as well as links to data for specific stations.    Select desired field from menu at left. 


Data for these analyses is from the NCEP Reanalysis and the Climate Prediction Center.  NCEP is an acronym for the US National Centers for Environmental Prediction.

Aids to interpreting plots: 

Climatology The long-term average of a given variable, often the 30-year period 1961-1990.
Anomaly The difference between the observed value of a variable and its climatological value.