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Central Equatorial Indian Ocean Index

This is a time series of the three-month running average of the standardized Central Equatorial Indian Ocean Index (CEI) -- monthly mean sea surface temperature anomalies averaged over the region 0° to 15°S latitude and 50°E to 80°E longitude.

The climatological base period for the sea surface temperature anomalies is 1971-2000, and the anomalies are standardized with respect to the period December 1981 to present.

Dataset Documentation

Monthly SST Data

Data
Reynolds and Smith OISST Version 2 monthly sea surface temperature anomalies (in °C) with respect to the 1971-2000 base period on a 1.0° lat/lon grid
Data Source
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) (OISST Version 2)
Analysis
Three-month running average of standardized monthly sea surface temperature anomalies averaged over the region 0° to 15°S latitude and 50°E to 80°E longitude

Dataset

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