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. 

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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: 

Definitions
 
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.